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The document is an internal FBI detainee interrogation report. The report is almost entirely redacted, but pertains to the interrogation of Detainee 00269DP at Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The soldier stated that he only received 2 week training on operation procedures (including how to handle detainees) and Law of War training. Describes equipment (I.e., restraints, batteries, blindfolds, soap, and toothbrushes for detainees). Turns to chaplain for stress counseling.

 
 
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Interview of FBI Official-member of the Behavioral Science Division, interviewee was stationed at Guantanamo, Bay from mid-September 2002 until the end of October 2002. The agent stated that he witnessed at least three incidents of abuse, involving military personnel, dogs, short shackling and duct taping by Military Intelligence interrogators. The agent stated that in one interrogation room "I looked inside the room I noticed a detainee whose entire head covered in duct tape (except for his eyes and maybe mouth). I asked 'why the detainee's head was covered with duct tape?' one of the MI interrogators stated "because he (the detainee) refused to stop "chanting the Koran" during an interrogation session."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Chaplain concerning his observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Rank: Captain/Chaplain. Chaplain claims a "moral obligation" to report abuse.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by a Special Agent with the FBI and a Special Agent with the Air Force (AFOSI), also, an Urdu linguist was present to translate. Detainee stated that on 09/12/2002 during an interrogation, he was assaulted by the interrogator. Also, the detainee requested to be moved to another cell block because the guards on his cell block would punish the entire cell block when a few detainees were disruptive.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-seven questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The majority of interview questions were left blank. However, some Officers stated that morale is good, detainees are treated well, washing facilities for detainees are well kept, detainees have no restrictions on praying. No one reported any abuse.

 
 
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Interviewee's title and length of assignment in AG is unknown. Interviewee's sworn statement provided an ID of an individual, also the interviewee provided that "the conduct and treatment of the prisoners were not to standards."

 
 
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Interviewee was a detainee at AG on or around December 2003. The detainee stated that "[w]hen I arrived, I was handcuffed and had a sandbag over my head." The detainee continued, "the treatment at Abu Ghraib was not bad and I was never hit in Abu Ghraib. The bad treatment began from the time I was captured until I arrived at Abu Ghraib." "[O]ne time at Abu Ghraib, I was made to walk without shoes over rocks from my cell to another place and I had my hands tied behind me. Another time I had my hands tied behind my back and the person would run with me and hit my head against the wall....Another time in the bathroom, he hit me on my head and while another guy (I don't know who) held my hands. My head was dizzy from the hits for three days. I thought I was going to die... I was made to take a cold shower with my suit while my hands were tied. I was tied to a window." Also, stated that the group that captured him/her was wearing civilian clothes. When I was captured, I was interrogated by an American and an Iraqi. The detainee was unable to identify anyone because he/she had a sandbag over his/her head. The American hit me, but the Iraqi hit me more."

 
 
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Interview of detainee at Guantanamo. The detainee stated he was "fine" when asked about his health, but appeared to be physically tired and complained of being mentally exhausted. The interviewer offered the detainee fresh fruit and water and then explained that the detainee (who was currently in isolation) could be removed from isolation if he began to cooperate and be truthful on all pertinent issues. The detainee then stated he was sure he was going "to die in his isolation cell” and if he dies then the interviewing agent would lose his case. Then the detainee reversed himself by stating, if he died in isolation, under these conditions, he would be a "martyr". There was a then a discussion on God and how God gave man free will to make decisions. The interview concluded with the interviewer again offering fresh fruit and water to the detainee as well as looking in to his isolation and health concerns.

 
 
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Collection of five (5) sworn statements about abuse in detention facilities in Iraq, attached to ACLU-RDI 2493. None of the statements report witnessing any physical abuse at Abu Ghraib, but all recount claims by detainees of abuse at other locations, and some report that "a lot of detainees come to Abu Ghraib abused." Cases of abuse mentioned in the statements include "one incident of rape with a bottle and the death of a brother"; a case where "a soldier took a female detainee and took her shirt off"; instances of detainees being "abused with cigarette burns and electric shocks," or having "[redacted] stick bottles up their rectum"; cases of detainees being made to "put on women's underwear"; and an incident where Iraqi Police "beat up" women, "threatened them with their children," and sexually abused one of the children. One witness recounts seeing "an elder gentleman being made to kneel. There was also an individual taken to a tent. I heard a shot and found out later that the detainee was hit in the side of the head with a rubber bullet."

 
 
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Interviewee (title and length of assignment in AG unknown). Interviewee's sworn statement identified individuals involved with detainee abuse. One picture depicts a room without a mattress and a blood stained floor with drag marks.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including twenty-three questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. In response to a question asking the soldier about what type of mob site training he/she received, the soldier responded that he/she learned the "5 S & T," which could possibly mean 5 S's = Shout, Shove, Show a weapon, Shoot (non-lethal), Shoot (lethal).

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Memo discusses information obtained from a telephonic interview of redacted. [redacted] discussed the general environment of AG (e.g. protocol for receiving new detainees). [redacted] stated that "it was not uncommon to see people without clothing [in the 1A area], the whole nudity thing was an interrogation procedure used by MI." Stated further that there was no "written policy about mandatory clothing or stripping the detainees. "However, if an interrogator wanted to temporarily strip a detainee as a psychological ploy to assist in interrogating him, it would have required a written request submitted with the interrogation plan." The interviewee recalled one incident where a detainee was nude in his cell and requested that the MPs get the detainee a jumpsuit or his civilian clothing, after stating that such was MP standard operating procedure.

 
 
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Testimony of Mr. Steve Stephanowicz US Civilian Contract Interrogator, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade. Mr. Stephanowicz is a Navy intelligence specialist. He was employed by CJTF-7 to support operations in Iraq, specifically, Abu Ghraib prison. The interview covered his background as an intelligence officer and his understanding of the standard operating procedures at Abu Ghraib, the location of interrogations at the prison, techniques of interrogation as well as the rules of engagement for interrogations. He said “It wasn't in writing saying [the rules of engagement], "Do not go in there and do that." That was presented from when I arrived as, that's an area in which you could go in and interrogate the detainee”. Mr. Stephanowicz related several incidents involving detainee abuse, i.e. assault, use of dogs, etc. He also related his understanding of other detainee abuse and the filming of such abuse. Finally, he described the chain of command for detainee handling.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a civilian contractor linguist from the Titan Corp. assigned to Abu Ghraib prison in July 2003. He states that he was one of the first group of linguists/translators to arrive at Abu Ghraib and the training on detainee interrogations was scant, but stressed not to touch the detainees. He stated that there were times when translating that interrogators would use dirty language to humiliate the detainees. Once saw a detainee walked down a hallway naked. On another occasion he saw another detainee naked and having water "poured at him." He also mentioned an event where a female detainee was "harassed" by the Military Police (MP), sparking a rule that a female linguist or MP had to be present when a female detainee was interrogated. "When interrogations were complete, the MPs would ask the Military Intelligence (MI) if the detainee had cooperated or was good. MI would answer and tell them to put them in sleep deprivation or pla[y] loud music, in summer they would request to cover the window. In winter, they would request the blanket be taken away. He also recalled an incident where four interrogators asked a detainee if he wanted to remove his shirt, they then asked him if he wanted to be touched by a man (one interrogator touched the detainees breasts). During another interrogation, a female interrogator told me was going to use the humiliation techniques, she told the detainee he had a nice body and asked if his wife appreciated or liked his body. The interviewee requested that the interrogator stop and she did.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the official thirty one questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Described an incident during a house raid where the individual "went for a weapon or was trying to push light of[f] his eyes" and was kicked and pushed to [the] ground and transported. Also, stated there was on incident of abuse reported. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with Arthur Cummings. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. Cummings discusses FBI practices at length, and mentions some forms of torture inflicted upon detainees.

 
 
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Testimony of Sergeant Michael Smith, Army Dog Handler. In discussing how the dog(s) under his control are used. SGT Smith said "Dogs are used at the last level, before deadly force, to prevent escape. I've never had to use my dog in my uses of force. It's not by influence from me; the prisoner antagonizes it. The dog reacts to the prisoners, because, whether you believe me or not, the dog mostly does that on his own, because they are fearful of a trained working dog, and they become animated. They don't like us to use dogs for crowd control, unless the commander responsible permits it, because dogs can incite riots. They are trained in controlled aggression. They're trained to attack on command, or by any sudden or aggressive movements that a person might make toward our dog, or us or any other person. As far as EPW training, I did not receive any. If a prisoner were escaping, I would release my dog on that person, if he didn't stop, after I commanded him to stop 3 times. Other than that, I would not release my dog, unless there was immediate danger to my life or another soldier's life” but added “My dog has not bitten anyone, since I've been here”. As he was departing SSG Smith said that he had his dog bark at the detainees, at the request of the interrogators, and that this was producing "good results". SSG Smith was then dismissed.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a Staff Sergeant regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Gary Bald, regarding his knowledge of detainee interrogations and abuses as well as his role in developing guidelines for FBI conduct in detainee interrogations. He states that he was aware of prior concerns from employees in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on September 15, 2003. Interviewee provided a sworn statement in which he/she stated that at Camp Cropper, "it was well known that detainees who were brought into the facility complained of beatings from members of Seal team 5 and TF 20 personnel. Stated that a Syrian detainee named Hussein informed him/her that a MP pulled a 9mm pistol and put it to the detainee's head. Recalled recording possible abuse of another Syrian detainee who may have been hit by MPs, "cutting his ear to the extent that it required stitches." Recalled an incident where she heard a dog barking and walked into a cell to see a detainee in his underwear on a mattress on the floor with a dog standing over him. Noted seeing a barking dog in an interrogation cell and refers to this as a 'fear up' technique, and stated that a female colleague told the interviewee that she had stripped an uncooperative detainee and walked from the conex area to the Camp Vigilant area on a cold night of about 30 degrees. Also noted it was "common practice to use sleep deprivation and sleep management with the detainees. . . .It was also common that the detainees on MI hold in the hard site were initially kept naked and given clothing as an incentive to cooperate with us." Reported knowledge of incident in which interrogators made a female detainee remove her shirt. Added, "it was common knowledge that [redacted] used sleep deprivation and dogs while he was on his special projects, working directly for Col Pappas." Reported hearing dogs being used on detainees and MPs referring to "doggy dance" sessions. Also, described another incident in which two naked prisoners were made to crawl on the floor. The text is similar to the statement made in ACLU RDI 746. [Text is very similar to statement in DOD000508-DOD000511].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This Captain, a Military Police (MP) Platoon Leader with the 72nd Military Police Company was assigned to Abu Ghraib prison from May 21, 2003 to late October 2003. The Capt. stated "I was one of the first soldiers on the ground and helped set up perimeter security while the rest of the unit convoyed to the location. The secondary mission for the facility was to train the Iraqi corrections officers to eventually take over the facility. During my shifts, I would walk through the facility to make sure things were running smoothly. At least once a night I would physically check on operations. Most of the interrogation activities occurred during the day; I never witnessed a night interrogation. I observed MI making detainees do Physical Training (PT) in tents. On most occasions the Military Intelligence (MI) folks would do the PT with the detainee. I also witnessed Ml making detainees stretch their arms out for extended, but not extensive periods of time. I did not witness any abuse or maltreatment of detainees while at AG. I was never asked nor heard of any other MP being asked by MI to abuse or humiliate detainees. I never witnessed any nakedness of detainees outside of in-processing (I once participated in the search of an inprocessing female). If I would have been asked by Ml to strip a detainee, I would have questioned the request. By doctrine MP's do not employ techniques to control or modify behavior above restraint and segregation. MP's do not utilize humiliation as a form of control."

 
 
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An interview of a Sergeant, mail clerk, assigned to Abu Ghraib from October 20, 2003 until February 5, 2004. The SGT stated that he was assigned as the unit mail clerk. Was not aware of any abuse or humiliation of detainees. Only recalled an MP stating they had to be mean to detainees in order to get them to talk, but cannot recall any additional details of the conversation or the identity of the MP.

 
 
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Statement from a Military Intelligence officer about a detainee captured and interrogated at Camp Taji. He stated that the detainee he interviewed had no medical conditions that prevented him from being interviewed. The detainee admitted to attacks on coalition forces and named others also involved. The MI stated he did not see or observe any signs of abuse upon the detainee whatsoever.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Staff Sergeant forty-one questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This document is a terrorist biographical/ psychological information questionnaire. It features questions on background, motivation, and perceptions of various terrorist groups, individuals, and actions.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with a redacted source. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee describes various detainee abuses and interrogation practices in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 
 
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Interviewee tated that he/she never witnessed abuse, but once saw "use of dog but I do not know who used them or for what. The event happened at WOODSIDE." Also stated that "[t]here was another time in November when an MP used loud music which I believe was used to control his sleep schedule for an interrogator."

 
 
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A Military Intelligence Officer was interviewed at Camp Victory by Major General Fay in regards to interrogation plans in place at Abu Ghraib Prison in 2003. The deponent discussed his arrival at Abu Ghraib and the duties he performed while assigned tot he prison facility. He stated "My function as to go through the files of detainees being held at Camp Vigilant and determining who had not been spoken to and still required to be spoke to and then prioritizing them for interrogations. I also went through the files of detainees who had been transferred from Camp Cropper." He then stated ". I felt it was a good idea for me to review the interrogation plans to get a better idea of was going on in the interrogations and I had to get smart on the interrogation plans to be able to talk about them when persons visited Abu Ghraib and asked questions." He then described several incidents where he thought the interrogators were operating at variance to the interrogation plans.

 
 
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This statement is made by a civilian contractor assigned to Abu Ghraib prison in September 2003. He states "I did not receive any Geneva Convention training as it pertained to detainees at that time. I received it a week after I arrived when a Fort Huachuca team came to train the Tiger Teams. I did not witness or know about any detainee abuse, any photos taken or the use of dogs."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This document is a one page excerpt of ACLU RDI 3422. Detainee was not willing to be interviewed, but when reminded that he was willing to discuss the islamic faith. The detainee than said "that there is only one true God and that everyone, regardless of their faith, would come to realize this." He was asked that if this is true, why was there such a rush for Muslims to impose their faith on others. He replied that "certain governments might paint a different picture of Islam in an attempt to thwart others from joining the religion".

 
 
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Statement of detainee captured by Special Forces and taken to a place that he believed belonged to the CIA. States that he was held in a box "one meter long and one meter high," given no food for three days, and prevented from sleeping by "loud music, [and] they were hitting the ceiling so we won't sleep." States that he was kept blindfolded and beaten during interrogations.

 
 
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This document is a statement signed by an FBI Special Agent in the presence of a Supervisory Special Agent. The agent recounts their assignment by the Defense Humint Services Headquarters to lead a Humint Augmentation Team in support of a special mission unit task force in Baghdad. The statement focuses on a secret, overcapacity Temporary Screening Facility not registered with the International Red Cross in accordance with the Geneva Conventions. The facility was made of two sections: Motel 6, which was used to punish uncooperative detainees by confining them in cramped quarters, and Hotel California, which provided the basic accommodations required by the Geneva Conventions. During the agent's assignment they witnessed several detainee abuses, including: sleep and food/water deprivation, water interrogation, sexual harassment, and more. The agent made attempts to report these abuses, all of which were not welcomed. The first report caused him to be banned from the premises by a Sergeant Major, and a later report was "discouraged." Document name: DOJOIG001545.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Captain twenty-six questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Described three incidents of abuse. Did not have enough information and too much time had passed to figure out what happened. If reporting was better, could have been investigated and might not have caused other incidents. Delay in reporting might have had an impact on investigation. [Handwriting illegible].

 
 
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Interviewee was the Team Chief of the Tiger Team from GTMO assigned to AG. Vaguely recalled discussion of an incident in which an interpreter walked out of an interrogation.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with Charles Frahm. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee states that he did not observe an improper behavior from other soldiers.

 
 
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This statement of Major General Geoffrey D. Miller is a description of how he became aware of difficulties at Abu Ghraib prison and the measures and steps he took to address the matters as they presented to him. He described his discussions with Col. Pappas, Gen. Sanchez and Gen. Fast. He stated “We visited Abu Ghraib and conducted an assessment of the operations. I told LTG Sanchez once we completed the assessment of the operations that I was going to be blunt. Abu Ghraib was not working well.” He then stated “We were laying out the baseline we used at GTMO. I told them that the working dogs were used in GTMO help the with the custody and control issue and that it was very effective when you have a lot of detainees and few guards, the dogs help with reduce the risk of demonstrations.” But added “We have never used the dogs for Interrogations at GTMO, and I did not discuss this with them because I did not have this concept.” Finally he stated “As far as removal of clothing we had received authority to use the removal of clothing as technique for about a six-week period between Dec. 02 to Jan. 03 but that was never done at GTMO. I did not elect to use that technique.” That was rescinded [Very similar to ACLU-RDI 801]

 
 
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Sworn statement by a Command Sergeant Major. States that detainees have "generally been blindfolded, hooded, or both." States that sometimes detainees were not immediately given blankets or mats, but "the longest I've seen someone without a blanket or mat was probably 24 hours." Mentions the use of stress positions, "a standing position normally, having to do maybe with the wall." Discusses an allegation of a detainee being kicked; the detainee was found not to be abused. States, "I've heard allegations (of abuse) at Adamiya Palace." Mentions a detainee who was turned over to Coalition Forces "who died later...and was found with a sock in his mouth. There's one who died up in the 103 area under the Task Unit...that was the one in Mosul." Refers to another allegation of abuse that "had to do with kicking."

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-five questions, given to a Lieutenant Colonel regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Major David W. DiNenna, 320th Military Police Battalion. Major DiNenna stated his job was "I'm essentially responsible for accomplishing the mission according to the commander's intent". As for the treatment of prisoners under his control the Major stated "there's nothing that has ever been put out in black and white, from JAG channels, as to the differences that Geneva may apply, or may not apply, to EPW's, security detainees, displaced civilians, civilian criminals, which is a whole different area, etc..." He also added "I know for a fact, that if I were to tell my soldiers, to hit someone in the head with a baseball bat, they wouldn't do it". When discussing his experience in the field he stated "I never witnessed any physical abuse. I wouldn't tolerate it. I'm very sensitive to how prisoners are handcuffed. Our soldiers are more very sensitive, because of what our soldiers went through. I won't even allow profanity, though they [Iraqis] don't understand what you're saying, and it's culturally insensitive... It's uncalled for, because they don't even know what you're saying. No, Sir. At no time, did I witness any prisoner abuse".

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG000742.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. 1Sgt states that was "not prepared" and that used "common sense" instead of Rules of Interaction. States that "there should be more training."

 
 
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Questionnaire entitled "Point of Capture- CDR 1SG/PL/PS." The questionnaire asks the First Lieutenant [name redacted] a total of 41 questions regarding training and their execution of that training. Questionnaire primarily focuses on detainee treatment. [Handwritten responses, some are illegible]. Officer stated that he/she received basic training and training on urban operations. Also, stated that no detainees ever died. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG sometime in January to interrogate [redacted] general-detainee. Interviewee recounted the following event. The [redacted] general and the son told the interviewee that the [redacted] general's son, who was 17 years old, was made wet and had mud put on his face, he was then driven around in the back of a Humvee. The MPs then placed him where his father, the [redacted] general could see him shivering, which resulted in the interrogators breaking the [redacted] general.

 
 
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This document is a statement by a Marine who was accused of detainee abuse. The Marine was stationed at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, from June 2004 to July 4, 2004. A witness alleged that on or about July 4, 2004, the Marine made a detainee stand up and sit down repeatedly and then kicked dirt in the detainee's face. The Marine stated that he could not communicate with the detainee in Arabic and had difficulty instructing the detainee to stand up, which resulted in the detainee standing and sitting repeatedly. He also stated that he did not kick dirt on the detainee, and the witness who accused him of doing so was too far away to see or hear what was happening.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was in AG on or around December 20, 2003. Recalled hearing unusual sounds coming from the segregation hole in the isolation wing. Recalled hearing the detainee being hit or falling. Stated he/she and [redacted]were uncomfortable with what they heard. Also discussed his/her detainees' being on an approved sleep-meal management program.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The Soldier answers questions on environment, training and detainee operations. He was only in Iraq for three weeks. Few answers.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire including a series of questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Interviewee, Barbara G. Fast's sworn statement regarding conditions in AG. MG Fast reported to Combined Joint Task Force 7 on July 29, 2003 assigned to C2 in Badgdad. Fast's statement provides a general description of AG environment (leadership, training, etc.) Described her own job responsibilities, Miller's visit and GTMO teams at Abu Ghraib. Stated that she did not witness abuse of detainees, stated, "leadership was not ware of this abhorrent behavior... ."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a Master of Arms, the equivalent of a military police officer in the army. Talks about law enforcement procedures and training for handling detainees. Claims never to have seen any abuse of detainees, and states, "Everything in the facility was of acceptable conditions. I walked in on interviews from time to time. It was always a very benign environment."

 
 
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A statement by an individual stationed at Abu Ghraib as an individual augmentee on or about October 16, 2003. The individual stated that at Abu Ghraib, "there was no oversight of most of the interrogations being conducted as everyone was very busy?" "Many of the interrogators were young, inexperienced? did not know what to do so they reverted to throwing things, in other words, harsh approaches. After they didn't get what they wanted, they could send the detainee to isolation for thirty days or more as long as they wrote the right memo... . The memos were being approved by Col Pappas... no one was checking to ensure the recommendations were sound." Began developing SOP based on GTMO. "I would say that the DAB identified about 85% to 90% of detainees were of either no intelligence value or were of value but innocent and therefore should not have remained in captivity." Several individuals reported mistreatment: drunk MPs took detainees to Hard Site, tied them up, blindfolded them, placed them in a circle and beat them up. Another detainee stripped naked, made to stand on box with arms spread out and bag over head while he was hit on his legs by the MP. Another detainee stated he was abused on capture - MP threw him to ground, poured dirt on him - he tried to tell them he was diabetic, then he went into diabetic shock. Detainees were often stripped. Some interrogators would insult the detainee's religion and family to humiliate them. OGA detainees weren't processed and we couldn't talk to them. Female linguist was asked to humiliate detainees by making comments as to their manhood and genital size. Various reports were made of "interrogators, linguists and civilians treading gray line between harsh interrogation and violation of the Geneva Conventions" but no importance was placed on them until the CID investigation. Innocent people detained for long periods because nobody wanted to take responsibility for releasing them and insufficient training.  The individual explained what checks and balances should have been put in place. The individual recalled one incident where a detainee was walking around the hard site naked, but stated that he/she was pretty far away and could not tell who it was. [The ACLU redacted what appears to be a social security number on the first page of this PDF.]

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This documents the interview of Detainee 269 at GTMO on 5/4/06. It states that Detainee 269 was interviewed in an air conditioned room with his hands free and his feet shackled to a bolt in the floor. The synopsis states that the purpose of the document is to "document interview of Guantanamo Bay detainee (redacted) Internment Serial Number (ISN) redacted-000269.

 
 
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Interviewee arrived to AG on October 20, 2003 to conduct interrogation operations. Interviewee briefly discussed what he/she was taught in training, stating "We were not allowed to use Pride and Ego down." Interviewee also provided that he/she never saw use of dogs, never heard a request to 'soften up' detainees, and no deviation from approved techniques.

 
 
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Sworn statement by 97B counterintelligence agent stating the he "overheard someone making a statement about a detainee dying while being interrogated by an Other Government Agency (OGA) official. The OGA then packed the detainee in ice and placed him in a local taxi. The taxi driver was paid to take the body away. I was not sure if I had heard correctly until [redacted] confirmed the statement was made by [redacted] and not sure if it was a joke or a true story." The agent also reported hearing rumors that Other Government Agency (OGA) was permitted to conduct unauthorized interrogations of ghost detainees in block 1A. The OGA would then send liquor and cigars to the individual. Also, the interviewee heard rumors that OGA was permitted to conduct unauthorized interrogations of ghost detainees in block 1A. As a thank you, the OGA would send liquor and cigars to the individual.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and CID, also, a linguist was present to translate. The detainee previously refused to speak because he believed the guards did not respect the Koran.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-six questions given to a Soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. Among his/her other responses, the Staff Sergeant responded that had no training on detainee operations.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This is the sworn statement of the Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) in December 2003 when a detainee was brought in for processing. The NCOIC stated he remembered the detainee was carried because he could not walk on his own. He states the detainee was "cold to the touch” and unresponsive to a sternum rub. Although the NCOIC states he does not recall seeing any bruising upon the detainee and there were no external indications that the detainee had been beaten. He also states he did not see any indications that this detainee had been sodomized. It is this NCO’s understanding that the detainee died after being transferred to the 501st FSB medical clinic.

 
 
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The interviewee, a Sergeant First Class with the 229th Military Police Company. Recounted the beating of a detainee after detainee was suspected of being involved in a mortar attack of a camp. The interviewee recalled two soldiers approaching a handcuffed detainee, screaming/yelling at him, grabbed the detainee by the back of the head, and pushed him down into the dirt. Another soldier then grabbed the detainee and yanked him off the ground, walked him towards a HMMWV, struck the detainee in the back of the head and back and forcefully slammed the detainee into the back of the HMMVW. They then struck him a few mores times, and told him to put a mask on. The interviewee believes the detainee was bleeding. Also, the interviewee recalled the soldiers were of the same unit that was attacked earlier. The interviewee felt it inappropriate that a suspect be released to the soldiers affected by the suspect's possible actions.

 
 
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Testimony of Captain Darren Hampton, 320th Military Police Battalion. Capt. Hampton was the Battle Captain for the 320th Military Police Battalion, and also the Force Protection Officer. Capt. Hampton took administrative responsibility for the dog teams at Abu Ghraib, but stated "Battalion Commander would make the decision on dog use or policy changes" and then related the following: "knowing the dogs capabilities and their presence as a psychological and physical deterrent at the gate, that's where we tried to focus our efforts. I can't specific for the specific Tiers, but in general, the dogs were used in the hard site. I remember vaguely about a dog bite incident, I remember Kimbrough reporting to me that his dog snipped at someone but nothing serious." He added "The use or deployment of the dog is up to the dog handler; it is his duty to know the limitations and parameters in which they may operate. They were familiar with their specific policies regarding use of their dog".

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-seven questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a First Sergeant regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a PFC who has guarded at Abu Ghraib prison. Discusses detention procedures, and states, "I've never known a detainee to be denied lunch. They generally have in their cell water and a little snack.... Usually they have a blanket.... Normally, when they are in their cells they have goggles on." States I've never been inside the room during an interrogation. I've heard yelling a few times before. That's about it, usually a few words. It did make me wonder sometimes. If I were to rate or compare this, I would say it was not bad as a Drill Sergeant ass chewing out a trainee. I saw one detainee return drenched in sweat, at could've it been nerves. He looked tired. I've never senor heard a detainee beat, kicked, or any other way abused by a guard or interrogator.

 
 
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Sworn statement regarding detainee abuse. The interviewee identified an individual in a photo stating he always carried a K-bar knife and stated that "the death of the detainee was from integration from MI. She told me it was listed as a heart attack but she knew th[at it] was something else." The statement also says that MPs had to give detainees women's underwear.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a commander of [redacted]. Refers to allegations of detainee abuse. Notes, "A detainee died at the 3rd ACR detention facility. I told all of my guys to be extremely careful with the treatment of detainees because they could be charged by investigators who do not understand our methods or techniques of legally getting detainees to talk. I advised them to take pictures when they received detainees from anyone, and also when they turned them over." Asserts, "If this were a systemic problem of abuse by 554 there would be more people saying they were tortured at Adhamiya." States that facilities and conditions at a detention facility [name redacted], which included "a chain on the floor," were "very clean" and "adequate for 17 days." States that detainees have been known to change their stories about abuse. Emphasizes that "indigenous forces don't play any role in interrogations." Admits, "Our record keeping, anybody can find fault with," but asserts no large-scale problem of abuse exists.

 
 
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Statement regarding a female detainee who was "detained for being the main financier of anti-Coalition activities in the Azimiyah area of Baghdad." States that detainee was "a known cell leader in the Azimiyah area" and gave money to her brothers for anti-Coalition activities.

 
 
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The document is an internal FBI detainee interrogation report. The report is almost entirely redacted, but pertains to the interrogation of Detainee ISN 00269 at Guantanamo Bay by agents from the FBI and NCIS.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Laura Parsky, regarding her work related to the issues at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay as well as concerns that she raised to the detainee Policy Coordinating Committee about detainee treatment and interrogation techniques.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The Captain had been in his job for only 8 months, in Iraq for 5 months. Received extensive training on the established Rules of Engagement. Soldiers were told not to touch the detainees except to escort them as a measure of preventing abuse. Not aware of any abuse within his unit.

 
 
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Interviewee (title and length of assignment unknown). Interviewee discovered photos of dead bodies on a thumb drive; was able to identify [redacted] among the photos. Returned the thumb drive back to the unit.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This document is mostly redacted. The synopsis states that it responds to the lead sent by Legat Riyadh to show photos of individuals involved in the RIYADHBOMB investigation to GTMO detainees.

 
 
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Sworn statement of an interviewee who was assigned to AG in early August 2003. Interviewee generally described Sanchez's frustration regarding detainee operations situation and other miscellaneous detainee operations issues.

 
 
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Sworn statement by an intelligence analyst responsible for pre-briefing and post-briefing interrogators about detainees. Talks about interrogation procedures. Mentions that "a detainee came to us, who is now at Abu Ghraib. When he came he was catatonic... It came out that he was tortured.... Based on his physical appearance, there was no other explanation." Emphasizes that a number of allegations of abuse were based entirely on hearsay, and states, "I have nothing to substantiate, one way or another, abusive behavior in detention facilities." States that detainees captured or held by "Spanish, Kurds, Italians, and Special Forces, came in a bit more bruised than others." Regarding off-the-books facilities: "[Redacted] is definitely running an interrogation facility somewhere. I have no idea where it is located. They can't be reached by SIPR, NIPR or DNVT.... This is why we weren't getting the reports, because they don't write IRs, PIRs or SIRs. They write INSUMs, intelligence summaries, off their interrogations, then the guy is telling me they're holding them for two weeks, 72 hours, they're definitely being held somewhere. [Redacted] told me they were holding them for two weeks."

 
 
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Interviewee was in AG approximately August 23, 2003 as a member of the Internal Reaction Force. Observed an MI yell at a detainee and hit the detainee in the back of the head with a closed fist. Also, observed another MI soldier put a detainee's neck in an arm lock, pulling the suspect to the ground, in the process the soldier twisted the detainee's neck left and right and the other soldier struck the detainee in the mid section. All the while, the soldiers were verbally abusing the detainees. Also, observed a soldier dragging a detainee by a choke hold, then throw the detainee against the wall, and then kicked the detainee in the mid-section. Also, noted the detainee was sandbagged and naked. Also, observed a dog handler allow their dog to enter a detainee's cell and be inches from the detainees' face, the dog also bit the detainee in his upper right arm. Stated that he saw a detainee later with multiple bite marks. Also, noted the detainee never resisted.

 
 
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Sworn statement of Chief Warrant Officer 3 discusses interrogation and detention conditions and practices. "Titan employees don't interrogate?they translate. Interrogators are all military or FBI." Mentions food provided to detainees and changing practices regarding hooding and blindfolds. Refers to an interrogation in which "the reason the guy talked to me was because he had some cuts on his leg, and I put some iodine on his wounds.... Being nice is the best thing you could do." Further states, "There's no reason to put new Jihadists on the street, so that's our policy." States, "A detainee generally doesn't get screamed at worse than a basic training recruit. I am not aware of any physical abuse that has occurred here.... Stress positions are not authorized. Our interrogation techniques are conversation, aggressive conversation."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. A JAG Captain states that "ROE [rule of engagement] is self defense, encourages soldiers to solve situations at lowest level of force necessary".

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG in mid-October 2003, assigned to Tier 2 with the Iraqi criminals. Interviewee mentioned needing to handcuff detainees to their cells during a search where dogs were used to look for bombs and other contraband. Interviewee recalled that at times some detainees were nude due to a shortage of supplies, but that he/she would go look for their clothing. Recalled knowledge of an OGA detainee dying at the facility.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-four questions, given to a Lieutenant regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. In the Lieutenant's responses, he/she references the "5S's."

 
 
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This statement gives details of detention procedures and denies allegations of abuse. The soldier states that all the detainees were under lock and key; all detainees were provided food and water; and the detainees could have their diet to meet their needs. He denies knowledge of detainee abuse.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Lieutenant Colonel forty-two questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Officer described an incident in which a detainee was cuffed inside a building inside the wire and was shot and killed. There was an investigation but "procedures were so bad"... "had weapon in area where should not have had weapon." [Contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Sergeant William G. Cathcart, 372nd Military Police Company. SGT Cathcart described his deployment and stated "We didn't receive any training on the Geneva Conventions while working with the Iraqi law enforcement. To my knowledge the detainees at the facilities we trained at were not under the Geneva Convention because it was Iraqi on Iraqi crime at their local facility, so Iraqi laws governed them". He states that while at Abu Ghraib he was shot at by a detainee on November 23, 2003; The bullet hit his vest; The inmate was shot and wounded in the exchange. The SGT describes this incident in detail. In regards to detainee abuse, the SGT stated "My first knowledge of the allegations was when the investigation was started. I had no prior knowledge of detainee abuse. I was on duty when an incident occurred, but I did not witness anything”. The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-seven questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Two sworn statements, one by Sergeant First Class NCO 2/5 Special Forces Group involved in detainee operations and one by a detainee. Both refer to the same interrogation, in which the detainee confessed involvement in 6 attacks on coalition forces during October 2003. Detainee mentions his brother, and refers to a person who "motivated us on the idea of resistance and Jihad against coalition forces." Mentions a group with Sheik Wathiq.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-three questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Memo discusses that [redacted] maintained old operations files/records that detail detainee movement within Tier 1.

 
 
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FBI notes on an interview with a detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo. The detainee comments on his conditions and the other detainees. Detainee does not make any allegations of abuse or mis-treatment.

 
 
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Detainee describes Qala-i-Jangi prison uprising outside Mazar-e-Sharif, Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2001. Detainee states he was shot, but does not state by whom.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a Sergeant First Class (E7 - SFC) with A Company; 202 Military Intelligence Battalion assigned to Abu Ghraib Prison in October 2003. The SFC stated that "The document flow on detainees worked as follows. The interrogators would print out all documents referring to a detainee and would place the doctanents inside the detainee dossier. The detainee dossier would then be given to OPSCollection Management & Dissemination (CM&D). CM&D would check for outstanding requirements and then send the file to the Detainee Assessment Board (DAB). The DAB would review the file for missing documents, conduct a briefing with the detainee, and make an assessment whether or not the detainee :ould tit sent to the review board. At any time the file could be returned to the Interrogation Control Element (ICE) if the detainee was deemed to have further knowledge. If the DAB approved the detainee dossier. it was then given to the Magistrate Cell. The Magistrate Cell would review and pass the detainee dossier to the Release Board. The Release Board would then approve or deny the release."

 
 
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The document is an almost entirely redacted account of an FBI interview. The document also includes information on the fate of Sabah al-Khayt.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with a redacted source. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee describes various detainee abuses and interrogation practices in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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The detainee was interviewed at Camp Delta, and stated that three to four weeks ago, at Camp X-ray, an unknown number of guards "entered his cell, unprovoked, and started spitting and cursing at him. The guards called him a 'son of a bitch' and a 'bastard,' then told him he was crazy. [redacted] rolled onto his stomach to protect himself . . . A soldier . . . jumped on his back and started beating him in the face. [redacted] then choked him until he passed out. [redacted] stated that [redacted] was beating him because [redacted] was a Muslim and [redacted] is a Christian. [Redacted] indicated there was a female guard named [redacted] who was also beating him and grabbed his head and beat it into the cell floor." The detainee added that on another occasion, he was placed in isolation after a dispute with a guard over food (he has certain dietary restrictions).

 
 
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Statement of a Captain, with Alpha Company, 588th Engineer Battalion, discussing the capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons. The target was suspected of among other offenses, selling stolen weapons. The Captain stated that after their capture, the three detainees were treated for minor injuries.

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG000820.

 
 
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Testimony of First Lieutenant Michael A. Drayton, Commander, 870th Military Police Company. 1LT Drayton described the tension between the Military Police and the Military Intelligence components at Abu Ghraib. Then the 1Lt stated "One of my soldiers was involved in a shooting, during an escape attempt, and there is an investigation in regards to that. I understand, yes, there may have been some abuse with one of the units and some prisoners. I don't know the details". The panel then gave the 1LT some written questions to answer and the interview was concluded.

 
 
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This incident report, written in both English and Arabic, details the death of Iraqi detainee Manadel Al-Jamadi on November 4, 2003 after being interrogated at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. This report is contained within the full-length CID report linked to this document, and is an exact copy of a separate CIA copy of an Incident Report also linked to this document.

 
 
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Interviewee was a screener assigned to AG on October 12, 2003. Interviewee stated he/she did not witness detainee abuse.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Officer states that had no expertise in detainee operations. "Need DO [Detainee Operations training] at all schools ? Need more tactical HUMINT [Human Intelligence] teams."

 
 
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Testimony of Staff Sergeant Robert Elliot, Squad Leader, 372nd Military Police Company. SSG Elliot's job as a Squad Leader and Assistant NCOIC was to keep accountability of inmates, receive new prisoners, the in processing and out processing of inmates, report prison security and all other transactions regarding prisoners, but he was removed from that position pending the outcome of the investigation in to detainee abuse. There were soldiers under his command involved in the allegations of detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib prison. He added "I was not around when the allegations happened. I was very offended to hear my name mentioned in the allegation. I've never conducted myself in that manner or even been involved in anything that comes close to this". On the use of dogs at Abu Ghraib he said "We used our dogs to sniff out grenades; we had reports of grenades getting in the facility. Then after the shooting we had them search for bombs. The dogs were also used as a show of force. I did hear about an interpreter getting bit, I think Military Intelligence (MI) used the dogs for interviewing purposes". He also added "We knew things were not supposed to be the way they were, like having juveniles and females in the military holds. We also fought all the time with MI and Battalion about common criminals being in the military hold areas. We were stuck in the middle. That battle went on for months, we knew there were guidelines, but it was above our pay grades we just did as we were told". He then described the difficulties of the prison from a management point-of-view. The panel concluded by having him complete answers to written questions attached to the end of the transcript.

 
 
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This Army Questionnaire is part of a larger sensing operation to understand the training and preparation of soldiers in the field in dealing with detainees.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a [redacted], was assigned to AG from November 12, 2003 to the end of January 2004. Stated that they did not see any abuse or humiliation and did not see of hear of any unauthorized photos.

 
 
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Statement of Sergeant First Class who served as an interrogator. Describes interrogations, and states that only specific interrogators conduct interrogations. Continues, "Our command has authorization to detain people longer than 72 hours.... If I wanted to keep someone for longer than 72 hours, I had to request it from [redacted]." States that he yells at detainees during interrogation but does not abuse them. Mentions an incident during which he "did transport two or three detainees in the trunks of two different vehicles," but states that this "was a one-time deal."

 
 
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Sworn statement from a 97B Counterintelligence Agent. Witnessed use of dogs in interrogations; thought it was approved by Pappas. Does not recall abuse, but does remember an occasion where the line of questioning was not smooth. Recalled the he/she did not recall witnessing nudity. Heard of threats to detainees by MP of loss of clothing, bedding and shoes if they did not cooperate.

 
 
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Testimony of Captain Lawrence Bush, Inspector General, 800th Military Police Brigade. Capt. Lawrence stated his job as "I am the eyes and ears for the commander. I try to test the climate to see if everything is fine, if it is not I report any and all deficiencies. I provide assistance to all the down trace units for investigation and inquiries". "The major issues that I dealt with [was] spousal support, promotions, and pay". In addressing the issue of detainee abuse, Capt. Lawrence said "The command's responses to the allegations of misconduct towards detainees were taken very seriously...I have very limited knowledge to the allegations of abuse at the BCCF." "Overall I think the 800th MP Brigade is a good unit. I think that some mistakes were made and some people lost their morale compass". The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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Interview of Second Lieutenant of the Military Intelligence Unit assigned to the 320th Military Police Battalion. This officer's duty is to brief the Battalion Commanders staff of any potential threats, both inside and outside the facility. The 2LT described his job and his chain of command. The 2LT then stated "I am aware, to some extent, of the allegations of detainee abuse. I heard that there were some soldiers, possibly in the 372nd MP Company, that were forcing detainees to do things of a lewd or sexual nature, while photographing or videotaping it", and added "I think there are just a couple sick soldiers out there, that made some very poor and stupid decisions, and now some people that had nothing to do with it have to pay for it". The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and CID, also, an Arabic linguist was present to translate. The detainee advised that he had nothing to say. He stated that a brother was killed while in isolation, that the Koran was humiliated and stated that the military put up posters all over the camp(s) to trick the detainees.

 
 
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Sworn statement, interviewee stated, I was asked to observe an interrogation which possibly fell on the border line [of inappropriate techniques]. Also, stated that he/she "heard of an unauthorized interrogation by three interrogators in SEP 03. The interrogators took a female detainee at night and became fresh with her." Also, stated: "Ghost detainees were those detainees who arrived at Abu Ghraib, but did not possess all documentation necessary for full in-processing. They were usually sourced from TF-121 or Other Governmental Agencies."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a Captain, Commander of the 72nd Military Police Company who was deployed to Abu Ghraib prison from May 23, 2003 until October 15, 2003. The Captain stated his mission was to prepare the prison for transition to Iraqi control. The Capt. stated that there was an instance where detainees were left out in sun and became dehydrated but without any permanent damage or injury to them. He also recalled, detainees being strip searched, but not being stripped as a form of humiliation. Once, however, a female military personnel was asked to come look at a naked detainee, but she refused out of respect to the detainees.

 
 
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Fay Report Annex: Sworn statement of a soldier with the 325th Military Intelligence Battalion. The soldier stated that "The only time I knew dogs were present was during the shakedown of the Iraqi Police. I never actually saw dogs used other than for car searches—I had only heard that they were called in for the IP shakedown."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The soldier states that paperwork is a problem and that there was no Law of War or Detainee Operations training.

 
 
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Testimony of Major Michael Sheridan, 320th Military Police Battalion. Major Sheridan described his role in the unit and how his unit was deployed to Abu Ghraib, Iraq. He related his understanding of the November 17th riot involving an Iraqi prisoner shooting an MP. He also stated "I was not aware of two military dogs being used to attack a prisoner", but he did remember being shown "pictures of detainees in degrading positions and being abused and photographed. It showed two females clothed and seated on a bunk and in one of the photos it was of one of the females exposing her breasts." He then described the following incident “I put a stop to the MPs escorting the detainees to be interrogated because of an incident related to me only two weeks after I arrived was that one of the male detainees was being interrogated naked and then my MPs had to escort him back to his cell in 45 degree temps with nothing but a bag over his head, and one of the MPs was a female. The Major concluded by saying "The battalion was overwhelmed for the mission they were handed".

 
 
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Sworn statement of a detainee. States that following his capture, he was held for two and a half days in a box too small for him to stand. States, "I couldn't sleep in two days. They were playing very loud Western music, like rock music." States that he was denied food and water until the last day. Kurdish translator slapped him during an interrogation. Refers to another detainee who "had wounds on both of his shoulders from where they were pulling him on the ground and he had some head injuries from where they beat him with a pistol on the back of his head."

 
 
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This detainee Screening Report is a standard form letter for processing detainees taken in to custody. The detainee associated with this Screening Report is redacted. The report details a male detainee. Words "MI HOLD" are written on top.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and CID, also, an Arabic linguist was present to translate. The detainee was uncooperative, he said it was because the Koran was humiliated.

 
 
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Statement is by the Brigade Surgeon for 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division providing a statement regarding detainee who died of hypothermia. The surgeon stated that the detainee "came in on 12/25/2003 in a wheelchair, unconscious, not responding verbally and I couldn't find a pulse on him. [The detainee ] was severely hypothermic." The detainee was pronounced dead at the 28th CSH (hospital). Doctor saw some bruising that was a few days old and doesn't believe it had anything to do with detainee's death. "I believe his death was caused by severe hypothermia". Also states he has never seen a detainee for injuries from sodomy.

 
 
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Testimony of Captain James G. Jones, Commander, 229th Military Police Company. Captain Jones described his background and how his unit was assigned to Iraq. He then offered the following: "I let everyone know that, although we were there to provide security, everyone needed to show restraint, when interacting with the prisoners. I instructed my leaders to ensure that all soldiers understood the big picture including the Geneva Convention and humane treatment of the detainees”. “We received a tasking from the Battalion, to provide personnel for external security for the two compounds at Camp Ganci. We were tasked with providing personnel to operate external security, the Internal Reaction Force (IRF), and prisoner escorts for all of these compounds”. “I am aware of three incidents of detainee abuse inside of the entire complex. My company was not involved in any of the abuse. They did witness some of it though. One of these was inside Ganci, one was in the hard site, and the third one was in a common area”. “My soldier did report the incident in the common area in August." He then added "The prisoners' living conditions are abysmal. I don't know how they're not rioting every day. There was a major riot, toward the end of November. I point to that, specifically, in how the Battalion's soldiers showed great restraint, in trying to resolve a situation with less-than-lethal force." The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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Statement of a Captain, with Alpha Company, 588th Engineer Battalion, discussing the capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons. The target was suspected of among other offenses, selling stolen weapons. The Captain stated that after their capture, the three detainees were treated for minor injuries.

 
 
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Statements of Army officials with the 588th Engineer Battalion discussing the capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons. The target was suspected of among other offenses, selling stolen weapons. The Captain stated that after their capture, the three detainees were treated for minor injuries.

 
 
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Interview of detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay. The detainee initially refused to leave his cell for the interview, but was then brought to the interview room my Military MP's. The detainee complained about his conditions at Guantanamo and his leg shackels being too tight. The detainee refused to cooperate in the interview and continued to complain about his conditions (non-specific). When he was confronted with false statement he previously made, he said he made them because another prisioner told him to lie when in American custody. The interview concluded with the detainee stating he would be more forthcoming in the future and that he did not wan to die in Cuba.

 
 
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General Kern testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the detainee abuse that occurred at Abu Ghraib prison. Gen. Kern stated "We set our course to find truth, not to “whitewash” or to convict those who are not incriminated". And "we violated regulations by allowing "ghost detainees" in detention facilities". He continued with "We found that abuses, on the part of military intelligence and military police personnel, clearly occurred at the prison at Abu Ghraib". He concluded by saying that it was a breakdown in leadership that led to the abuses.

 
 
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This is the transcript of Gen. Taguba’s deposition of Gen. Pappas re: Abu Ghraib prison. It contains specific Q&A’s about responsibility for the security and different elements of prison/base operations. Abuse of detainees is brought out as well as the use of Military Working Dogs (MWDs) as a method of interrogating detainees. General Papas’ interaction with Gen. Karpinski and other military commanders concerning guard force, unit deployment as well as detainee handling is also investigated in detail. Gen. Taguba also inquired into training, standards, employment, command policies, and internal policies, concerning the detainees held at Abu Ghraib prison. Finally, he looked into the command climate and the command and supervisory presence at the prison.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on October 19, 2003 as a Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collector/Interrogator assigned to the Military Intelligence Group. Interviewee recalled a number of incidents. In the first incident, a MP Officer was escorting a detainee down a flight of stairs and the detainee appeared to trip and fall down the stairs, the detainee was handcuffed, leg-shackled and hooded. In the second incident, the interviewee arrived to the hard site and saw [redacted] "roughly" place a sandbag over a detainee's head and "roughly" pull the detainee into the hard site. The men then threatened to strip the detainee, but [redacted] intervened and the detainee's clothes were returned. In a third incident, the interviewee witnessed a MP Dog Handler, with his dog, and a MP enter the cell of juvenile detainees, one named 'Casper.' "The kids were screaming, the smaller one hiding behind [redacted]. The handler allowed the dog to get within about one foot of the kids. Afterward, I heard the Dog Handler say that he had a competition with another Handler to see if they could scare detainees to the point they would defecate." Recalled going to visit a detainee and seeing bites on his thighs, when asked by the interviewee what happened, the detainee said that the dog bit him, "started to cry, and asked to be sent back to Iran." Interviewee also recalled a GTMO Team member told him/her that they were authorized to strip a detainee completely naked in the interrogation booth. Recalled instances of walking through the hard site and seeing detainees without jumpsuits and recalled seeing detainees in women's underwear. Also recalled someone reporting to him that OGA violated the isolation limit rule.

 
 
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Interviewee worked in AG as an Analyst stated they did not witness abuse of detainees.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a Specialist regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Col. describes how he received his assignment to Iraq and the conditions he found at Abu Ghraib prison. He also describes and an incident where he referred an "unauthorized detainee interview" to Gen Pappas and that was eventually given to Capt. Wood. Lt. Col. Jordan also describes, in great detail, a shooting that took place at the prison on November 24, 2003, incidents of prisoners having guns, a prison riot and activities at the "Hard Site".

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a Sergeant First Class regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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reports results of interview conducted of detainee at Bagram Control Point, Bagram, Afghanistan.ÿ Detainee stated that he did not have knowledge of Usama Bin Laden, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed or Al Qaeda because no one is allowed to speak inside BCP.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a Iraqi national who became a detainee at Abu Ghraib with member of his family. He claims that his brother was with the Saddam regime and when he went to visit his sister in Iraq he was taken in to custody as a detainee and held for 30 days, and then to "the old [redacted] airport" for an additional 24 days. While in custody, the detainee states that "the Americans were very nice" but that he was beaten by two Iraqis until he was "bleeding from [his] nose, mouth and ears." He is specific in stating that at no time was he abused, nor did he witness abuse by U.S. forces. The Iraqis were abusive.

 
 
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Interview of FBI Supervisory Special Agent in Charge (SSAC) on their knowledge of detainee abuse at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO). The SSAC was assigned to GTMO on two separate occasions, the first was from June 25, 2002 to August 2002 and from August 2003 to May 2005. The interviewee heard of a member of the Special Projects Team posing as a FBI agent during an interrogation, interviewee added that 90% of interrogators impersonated other people.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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A detainee interviewed at Camp Delta, Guantanamo stated that approximately three to four weeks earlier, while at Camp X-Ray US soldiers entered his cell and began to beat him without cause or reason. He claims they called him a “son of a bitch” and a “bastard” and he was being beaten because he was a Muslim and they were Christians. He stated he rolled on his stomach to protect a previous injury when a soldier jumped on his back and beat him about the head and face. He states that a female military person then grabbed his head and beat him into the cell floor. He stated he was choked until he passed out. He was taken to the hospital and treated, and then put in to an isolation cell.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Soldier with the 320 Military Police Battalion Guard answers questions about detainee operations.

 
 
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Interview with detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay. The detainee was not comfortable with a female translator and kept his head bowed during the interview. Detainee stated he was in good health and did not complain of mis-treatment. He discussed his previous statements, and and said if they are inconsistant it is because the earlier statements were taken when he was captured in Afghanistan and under duress. He then identified a scar he had on him as the result of a childhood illness, and not a mark of joining Jihad.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-four questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. In response to his/her awareness of abuse, the interviewee stated "nothing that hasn't heard before."

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on September 15, 2003. Interviewee provided a sworn statement in which he/she stated that at Camp Cropper, "it was well known that detainees who were brought into the facility complained of beatings from members of Seal team 5 and TF 20 personnel. Stated that a Syrian detainee named Hussein informed him/her that a MP pulled a 9mm pistol and put it to the detainee's head. Recalled recording possible abuse of another Syrian detainee who may have been hit by MPs, "cutting his ear to the extent that it required stitches." Recalled an incident where she heard a dog barking and walked into a cell to see a detainee in his underwear on a mattress on the floor with a dog standing over him. Noted seeing a barking dog in an interrogation cell and refers to this as a 'fear up' technique, and stated that a female colleague told the interviewee that she had stripped an uncooperative detainee and walked from the conex area to the Camp Vigilant area on a cold night of about 30 degrees. Also noted it was "common practice to use sleep deprivation and sleep management with the detainees. . . .It was also common that the detainees on MI hold in the hard site were initially kept naked and given clothing as an incentive to cooperate with us." Reported knowledge of incident in which interrogators made a female detainee remove her shirt. Added, "it was common knowledge that [redacted] used sleep deprivation and dogs while he was on his special projects, working directly for Col Pappas." Reported hearing dogs being used on detainees and MPs referring to "doggy dance" sessions. Also, described another incident in which two naked prisoners were made to crawl on the floor.

 
 
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This documents the interview of Detainee 269 at GTMO on 7/18/02. It states that Detainee 269 was interviewed in Arabic at Camp Delta and is mostly redacted.

 
 
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This statement of a CACI civilian contractor for the Dept. of Defense who states that he arrived at Abu Ghraib Prison on October 5, 2003. He states that "The Joint interrogation Debriefing Center Commander gave all new arrivals a down and dirty on the Interrogation Rules of Engagement, some Force Protection issues, the mission of the JIDC. We all signed the the IROE. We were also briefed on how to handle and escort detainees. There was no doubt in my mind on what constituted abuse of detainees." He then went on to state that he "ever witnessed any detainee being abused", but did witness a detainee stripped of all of their clothing when brought in for interrogation. He also recalled seeing a detainee with a cut across his forehead, when interviewee asked the Military Police about it they told the interviewee the detainee hit his head when he was forced into the cell because he was resisting.

 
 
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Sworn statement discussing interrogation procedures and techniques. States, "We used 'Mutt and Jeff' with one of them being assertive, but probably not more than 20% of the time." Continues, "Ninety-nine percent of the time if there was an injury it happened at objective. For good order and discipline, if a detainee was being uncooperative ... they were restrained on the ground." Discusses interpreters, and states, "We may have left detainees alone with an interpreter for a short period of time but it was not SOP or a matter of course." States that detainees were sometimes blindfolded during interrogations.

 
 
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In the questionnaire, soldier(s) stated there was no detainee training and that there were no incidents of detainee abuse. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a senior interrogator located at Radwaniya Palace Complex (RPC) from May to September 2003. Discusses interrogation procedures at a Temporary Holding Facility, and states, "Once detainees arrive, they are searched, screened for interrogation purposes, medically screened, and photographed as per the THF SOP." States, "If the detainee claims to be innocent, but the intelligence packet states otherwise...I will explain that they are facing time in Abu Ghraib.... During interrogations I will invade a detainee's personal space, get face to face with him, and start yelling if need be." States, "I personally think that stress positions border on torture." Interrogator states that he taught Approach techniques and Law of War classes at Fort Huachuca and that he made it clear that torture was illegal and unreliable; the course "did not teach sleep deprivation as an approach technique and never had." "When I arrived here in APR 04 and saw that [redacted] had authorized sleep management, I could not believe it. I believe sleep management to be nothing more than sleep deprivation clothed under a new name." Mentions two detainees who "had been beaten and were bound with wire" before being brought to RPC.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a Iraqi national who became a detainee at Abu Ghraib along with his sister and brother. He claims that his brother was with the Saddam regime and when he went to visit his sister in Iraq he was taken in to custody as a detainee and held for 30 days, and then to "the old [redacted] airport" for an additional 24 days. While in custody, the detainee states that "the Americans were very nice" but that he was beaten by two Iraqis until he was "bleeding from [his] nose, mouth and ears." He is specific in stating that at no time was he abused, nor did he witness abuse by U.S. forces. The Iraqis were abusive. Refers to two sisters and two brothers, and states, "One brother is dead." States, "I turned myself in because they told me they wanted to talk to me for ten minutes," and mentions being "hung up on a nail," "handcuffed," and "blindfolded." States, "I didn't have any food for two and a half days." Continues, "[Redacted] started beating me and said they were going to stick a bottle in me.... [Redacted stuck a stick of iron in my rectum." Detainee states that at Adhamiya, "[Redacted]... pulled the bottoms of my testicles with a pair of pliers.... I couldn't urinate because I was in pain."

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Staff Sergeant fifty questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Staff Sergeant stated there were no written procedures in place for when a detainee died in US custody. [Handwriting illegible].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This statement is made by the Navy's Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of the Navy Military Working Dogs (MWD) used at Abu Ghraib prison. He is a Petty Officer and a senior dog handler. As it pertains to Rules of Engagement (ROE) for the use of MWDs at Abu Ghraib prison he stated "We never received any instruction on the use [of dogs] in the compound. We raised question on what we could and could not do in this environment, but we never received a straight answers. I briefed my team to use common sense, and use your [best judgment] as the situation dictates. Based on the escalation of use of force, a dog cannot be employed on a prisoner if that prisoner is not posing a threat." He then described an incident in which his dog was deployed within the prison, "On the night of 24 NOV 03 we were with the Internal Reactionary Force (IRF) when we received a call to search the hard site...I was outside the hard site when I received the call about a dog being needed. I assumed when the call was placed for a dog…needed to conduct a search. I realized once the interrogator threatened the detainee with the dog, that it was not for a search. When my dog lunged, I came forward about three or four seconds and regained control of my dog and pulled him back. My dog's leash is about six foot; it did not extend all the way. They started yelling and screaming and that is when I lost control of my dog again. I couldn't tell the detainees reaction because it was so dark, at that time I was trying to regain control of my dog." He then stated that the Navy Dog Handlers would refuse to participate in detainee interrogations in the future because that is not why they were deployed to the facility and the dogs were not trained to be used in such a way.

 
 
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Documents detainee interview at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The soldier believes that denying medical attention and threatening to transfer to a foreign country is considered abuse. States that never discussed procedures to report suspected detainee abuse.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-four questions, given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. When asked to discuss their unit's policies on the humane treatment of detainees, the Non-commissioned Officer responded that there was very minimum mention of such policies.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked official questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Missing first pages. Answered questions regarding training procedures. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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This document is the CIA's copy of a sworn statement detailing the interrogation of General Abed Mowhoush who was held at the Al-Qaim detention facility in Iraq and died after being interrogated on November 3, 2004. This statement was included in CID Report 0027-03-CID679-64999 released by the DOD. This version contains different redactions than the DOD version.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement of medical personnel mentions being told of detainee's death from hypothermia. The detainee was brought in to the detention facility and was later transferred to a medical facility where he died. The allegations are that the detainee was abused and sodomized upon capture. Believes that allegation that detainee was sodomized with a bottle is "absurd." The quality of the copy is difficult to read.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. States that there is no normal plan for training new soldiers and that got just a "very basic" training. "Guys not mentally prepared." "Morale very low - took everything to keep soldiers focus - command climate was OK but didn't trust them."

 
 
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Sworn statement regarding detainee abuse. The interviewee identified an individual in a photo stating he always carried a K-bar knife and stated that "the death of the detainee was from integration from MI. She told me it was listed as a heart attack but she knew th[at it] was something else." The statement also says that MPs had to give detainees women's underwear.

 
 
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Discussion of Geneva Convention. Illustrates points where Iraq has violated the Convention.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the official forty two questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Major described an incident in which a detainee was shot and killed behind the wire by a Guard. The Major responded that soldiers lacked training and that it was poor judgment to put weapons inside the wire. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from October 7-21, 2003 as a member of the Mobile Training Team. Interviewee recalled the he/she had a conversation with [redacted] concerning the IROE and interrogation approaches. Stated that he/she gave him examples of approaches including Pride and Ego Down where an interrogator took a Koran, threw it on the floor and stepped on it, (which caused a riot), and also stated that barking dogs could be effective. I told him that in Afghanistan the interrogators could use an adjusted sleep schedule for detainees. The interviewee also stated that the conversation he/she had with [redacted] was meant to explain why these activities were prohibited or restricted. Also, that [redacted] understood that his/her intent was to only take advantage of the detainees pre-existing fear.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a Captain regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The Captain responded that one of the procedures used when evacuating detainees was sandbagging.

 
 
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Interviewee's title and length of assignment are unknown. Interviewee's sworn statement is an explanation of the procedure for processing detainee files.

 
 
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Testimony of Sergeant First Class Shannon K. Snider, Platoon Sergeant, 372nd Military Police Company. SFC Snider's duties were as the NCOIC of the hard site. Her duties included working to safeguard prisoners, make sure inmates receive meals on time, supervise Iraqi corrections officers (ICO's), and man the different wings of the prison. On detainee abuse SFC stated "I am aware of the allegations of the abuse of the detainees. Four (4) of the soldiers involved belonged to my platoon...A few people did some things they knew they shouldn't have done. Posted or not, what I heard is not against Geneva Convention, it just against command policy. I don't care if it's written or not they should have none not to do that". SFC Snider continued "I have never heard the term "softening up" used; I assume it means breaking down. I've heard Military Intelligence (MI) saying that we have to break them down. I assume the term means break them down mentally to get them to speak free. It is my understanding that the orders MI handed down were legal. We tried to get limitations from MI on what we could and could not do, but we never received any". The panel gave SFC Snider a list of items, to be addressed, and be written on a Sworn Statement, which is contained at the end of the document.

 
 
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This interview is of a 2LT with the 320th Military Police Battalion. He describes his unit and how they were deployed to Iraq. He then describes his job function and the process of gathering military intelligence; identifying High Value Detainees; and the detainee interview process. The interview ends when the tape recording the interview stops.

 
 
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Testimony of Mr. John Israel. Mr. Israel is a US Civilian Contract linguist/Interpreter hired by the Department of Defense through the Titan Corporation and assigned to the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade to assist in detainee interrogations at Abu Ghraib prison. He described the training and instructions for the assignment as “a little seminar of what's going on, what's going to happen, what's the limitations, what you're supposed to do, what not to do. If you see anything wrong, you're to report it immediately”. And he added “My job is just a translator, no more, no less”. Mr. Israel then described the routine for interviewing detainees and the limitations on his role in the matter. When asked if he heard any comments from any of the MPs or any of the interrogators or analysts regarding any rumors or direct information in regards to detainee abuses? His answer was “Honestly, no”. The interview continued with questions regarding detainee handling by MPs, but no abuse was witnessed opr suspected by Mr. Israel. The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with Valerie Caproni. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. Caproni comments on the origins of the OIG investigation, discusses non-FBI interrogation tactics, and talks about FBI decisions regarding torture.

 
 
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This transcript is a continuation of a previously initiated interview with an Army Sergeant on the processing and handling of detainees. The Sgt describes his duties and the process of taking in detainees and how they were/are categorized. The Sgt described his experience at Abu Ghraib and specifically the shooting incident and subsequent riot. This may be part of the Taguba Report, but it is not clear from the transcript.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG in early November 2003 as an interrogator. Interviewee discussed the use of dogs, but stated Lieutenant General (LTG) Sanchez' approval was necessary before used. Interviewee attested to using the dogs, stating, "I did use the dogs once or twice but I submitted a request through [redacted[ who gave it to [redacted] then it went to COL PAPPAS and was approved by LTG SANCHEZ." Also noted the following, "I recall a time when detainees were wearing female underwear." Saw "photos of naked detainees hunched up together."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Captain: Military Police Co.. The Captain was not aware of the National Detainee Reporting Center or entering a detainee into the database: Name, Ethnicity, Where capture, Age; release and to whom/where. No training on TDRC [Theater Detainee Reporting Center].

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG in mid-October 2003 as a member of the Fusion Analysis Cell; interviewee had Top Secret Clearances. Recalled an incident occurring in the hard site, where the MPs had two detainees in the middle of the cell, naked, with a bag over their heads, standing on MRE boxes and their hands spread out, holding a bottle in each hand. The MPs explained that this was normal. Interviewee recalled seeing dogs being used. Recalled an instance where two detainees were in the back of a humvee while a dog handler sat across from them with his/her dogs. Recalled being told by two analysts of an incident where the analysts witnessed [redacted] throwing a nerf football at several detainees; the detainees were naked on the floor. Another incident the interviewee learned of was "when a detainee wanted to smoke[,] [t]he MPs let him smoke but they made him smoke the entire pack within 30 minutes while he did PT [physical training]."

 
 
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Transcript of the testimony of Gen. John Abizaid (commander, U.S. Central Command), Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez (commander, Multinational Force-Iraq), and Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Miller (deputy commander for detainee operations, Multinational Force) in regard to Abu Ghraib and other allegations of prisoner abuse.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMap Facts Report" providing information on an interview with Chris Swecker. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all of his statements. He describes various detainee abuses and interrogation practices.

 
 
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Documents detainee interview at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the First Lieutenant a number of questions regarding detainee operations, soldier morale and soldier training, among others. First Lieutenant responded that he/she was not aware of detainee abuse. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-six questions, given to a Captain regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Interviewee arrived to AG in October 2003, was assigned to the prison. Stated that he/she would receive instructions from MI regarding sleep management of detainees. Stated that he/she was unaware of detainee humiliation, however, due to limited supplies knows some detainees given women's underwear. Stated that he/she was aware of there being ghost detainees at the facility, stated that they were not be tracked, they were only supposed to be housed and fed (they were tracked as OGA1, OGA2, and so forth). Recalled a detainee being brought in by two OGA personnel and two MPs; the detainee was brought to the shower room, the interviewee was called into the shower and determined the detainee was dead (stated the detainee was still handcuffed and had a sandbag over his head).

 
 
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Statement of a Chief warrant officer 2 who was tasked with managing interrogation operations at Abu Ghraib prison in July 2003. The CW2 criticized the organization of interrogation, especially at higher levels, and described it as "amateurish". He further stated that "it seemed that the maneuver units gaive very broad instructions to round up any male from 16-60 years of age that had a cell phone... In my opinion less than 10% of the detainees had any real intelligence value. We told MG Miller, MG Fast, LTG Sanchez and COL Pappas...." It also discusses an other government agency's (OGA) ghost detainees that were "buried" or hidden in the. They explained that the OGA 'does not play well with others', and did not live the same rules as they did or have full accountability for their detainees. Interviewee described hearing that certain ghost detainees died during an interrogation. It further notes the use of guard dogs during interrogations, a technique that was approved by Col Pappas. There was also an incident involving alcohol and an unauthorized interrogation of female detainee, as well as and incident involving a detainee who was forced to strip and return to his holding cell naked.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG as a Member of the Military Intelligence Group (dates unknown). Recalled seeing MPs make detainees perform physical exercise, while yelling at them. This occurred either before a detainee was interrogated, but it also occurred at random hours at night. Interviewee was aware of MPs taking pictures of detainees. Recalled detainees being naked. Recalled an incident where a detainee threw his feces; MPs made him take a cold shower, then roll in the dirt and air dry naked, then shower in cold water again (the MPs laughed and yelled at the detainee during this incident). Recalled seeing an MP slap a detainee. The detainee refused to continue doing physical exercises.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including nineteen questions, given to a Major/Chaplain regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The Major/Chaplain responded that detainees were treated with dignity and respect.

 
 
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Interview of a civilian contractor with the Titan Corp. assigned to Abu Ghraib prison as an interrogator. The gentleman recalls several incidents of detainees being inappropriately treated before, during and after interrogations. He specifically mentions incidents where detainees were stripped and humiliated.

 
 
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In the questionnaire, soldier stated there was no detainee training and that there were no incidents of detainee abuse. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Summarized witness statement of a Second Lieutenant stationed at Guantanamo between February and November 2003. When asked about various allegations of abuse, the 2LT states that they had no personal knowledge of abuse or the specific allegations in question. However, the 2LT states that they did hear, while at Fort Huachuca "Tiger Team University” for interrogators, that certain interrogation techniques were employed. One such episode involved a female interrogator who reportedly touched a detainee on the shoulder and knee, then leaned in close to the detainee's face, and whispered comments or questions in his ear. Also the use of load music and yelling at detainees as a "Fear Up Harsh" approach were standard techniques. The interview summary is incomplete and it is apparent that additional pages exist.

 
 
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This sworn statement of a Civilian Interrogator assigned to Abu Ghraib prison from October 2003 to December 2003. Stated that he/she was aware of 'short chaining' detainees and removal of their clothing. Recalled there being a lot of detainee nakedness. Stated that there was a shortage of clothing, but those who cooperated received clothing first. He also noted seeing strip searches and that dogs were in Abu Ghraib for police enforcement. He also stated that sleep deprivation was not employed.

 
 
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Notes, Detainee refuses to answer any questions for his being mistreated. Guard records reflect that the detainee was being punished, which included removal of comfort items, to include sheets, hot meals, and all drinking cups. Detainee has answered every question posed to him about his past, and doesn't think that he has anything else to say. The detainee claims that he is unable physically and mentally to answer any questions due to his severe fatigue, caused by not having sheets. Detainee states he will not talk to investigators until his treatment gets better."

 
 
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Interviewee was the Platoon Sergeant for the 4th Platoon of the 372nd Military Police Company, he/she arrived on October 1, 2003. Recalled hearing about a soldier take a female detainee into the wood shack, but did not recall the specifics of the incident. Did not recall seeing abuse, humiliation or use of dogs. Did attest to sandbagging detainees.

 
 
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This document is the CIA's copy of one of many sworn statements regarding the interrogation and subsequent death of Iraqi Major General Abed Mowhoush. This statement is also included in CID Report 0027-03-CID679-64999 released by the DOD. The CIA version contains different redactions than the DOD version. The interviewee, whose name is redacted, describes the beating of Mowhoush by his interrogators, stating that he was beaten and slapped in the face, midsection and thighs for about 5-10 minutes. After the beating, Mowhoush fell to the ground and was struck by a hose. When asked why the interrogators felt the need to beat Mowhoush, the interviewee responds that "he was giving them the wrong answers."

 
 
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Sworn statement by US Navy Commander. Discusses detainee detention limits and extensions. States, "The facilities we maintained for detainee exploitation are austere but more than adequate." Makes no mention of abuse, and states, "The most aggressive interrogation technique that I've seen used is the good cop/bad cop, between two different interrogators in the room." Continues, "I've never seen a guy get beaten or kicked, and I wouldn't put up with it." The second page of the statement is entirely redacted.

 
 
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This Army Questionnaire is part of a larger sensing operation to understand the training and preparation of soldiers in the field in dealing with detainees.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a U.S. Special Forces soldier who interrogated detainees in Tikrit, Iraq between February & May 2004. He is discussing interrogation and detention locations and procedures. States, "[We] used the interrogation techniques approved by CJSOTF-AP. These techniques included baseline, direct, emotional fulfillment, and knowledge. Additionally, there were other techniques that had to be approved by a higher headquarters, O5 or O6 level. Some of the other techniques include Mutt/Jeff, incentive, fear up, pride down, loud music, working dogs; about eight or so in all." Continues, "Sleep management was an authorized technique we used. We could reduce the sleep to a minimum requirement of 4 hours of sleep per every 24 hours but this could not be continued for more than 72 hours."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Major William D. Proietto, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 800th Military Police Brigade. Major Proietto stated that he handled general legal matters involving various soldier misconduct. However, he stated "I couldn't tell you if the misconduct of the 800th MP Brigade is high or low because this is my first experience in a situation like this. The 800th has it share of problems like any other unit, but in general I don't have a bad opinion about it. I had my issues with individual soldiers on a personality level, but you learn to get over it". Although Major Proietto did not handle detainee issues he stated "Compliance with the Geneva Convention was our main mission, so that would be something we would strive to comply with...I heard that they would punish detainees by taking cigarettes away, and a confinement system. They would use a conex with chain links over the front to put suspected Al-Quida and troublemakers in. I believe the Ml was in charge of it. I don't know what was done as far as hot days". The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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Statement of Commander of unit that did not have a detention facility but that conducted tactical battlefield interrogations immediately after detaining individuals. States that guidance about detainee treatment was clear. Mentions Gen. Sanchez's guidance: "LTG Sanchez's memorandum was clear and to the point, and for these reasons there was no need for me to provide further guidance on this topic, other than to ensure the memorandum's requirements were met." "I did and do believe that the guidance given during Sept 2003 to Dec 2003 was sufficient to provide the individual soldier and chain of command appropriate understanding of the proper way to conduct detainment operations".

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the officer thirty one questions regarding soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. In the questionnaire, major responded that there were no incidents of detainee abuse. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Lieutenant Colonel twenty-six questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Lieutenant Colonel responded that he/she was aware of incident of abuse, however the response is [redacted]. Incident was caused by poorly trained soldier who did not understand the Rules of Engagement. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Sworn statement of CACI analyst regarding his observations at Abu Ghraib. Since his arrival on December 16, 2003, he had not witnessed any detainee abuse. he said "“I am not aware of any humiliation done by an interrogator to a detainee. I worked with three British Interrogators. I have never had any problems with the linguists’ interpreters. I never had or saw any problems with any of the interrogators.” The statement is un-dated and un-signed.

 
 
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Interview with White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer concerning the various legal issue involved in the applicability of the Geneva Convention as it pertains to detainees and the Vice President's traveling to Kuwait, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Turkey, Oman, Jordan and Israel from March 10th to March 20th, 2002.

 
 
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Sworn Statement of a Sergeant assigned to Abu Ghraib prison. The Sgt. recalled finding a detainee naked in their cell, the detainee was identified as a high level official. Recalled the detainee was embarrassed about being naked in the cell (provided the detainee a sheet to cover himself-although his clothing was in a closet with the clothes of other detainees) with a female present. Recalled detainees stating they were beaten when initially arrested and would present their bruises.Stated that one interrogator would use stress positions until she signed the IROE. Would ask the MPs to strip the detainees for interrogations, but would have them clothed when being returned to their cell. If he/she used the hole, stated it would only be for 30 min. Records finding a detainee naked in the cell, who was embarassed that there was a female in the same cell. Also records "quite a few others naked in the cell. I did not discuss this with anyone because it was known that the detainees were in their cells naked. It was a call by the MPs to keep them naked in the cells." Notes, "detainees would tell us that they were beaten when they were initially arrested and they would show us their bruises. Often times the detainees that were beaten during arrest were quite relieved that they weren't being abused at the prison. One detainee that I recall admitted to lying to us because he thought that he was going to be beaten, and decided to talk after he found out we wouldn't hurt him." Adds that "we asked the MP on duty to strip [a detainee] naked for us for the interrogation. . . .We could use stress positions without the approval of higher." But then notes, " I never saw or was aware of any detainee abuse, humiliation . . ."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Questionnaire entitled "Point of Capture- CDR 1SG/PL/PS." The questionnaire asks the Master Sergeant [name redacted] a total of 41 questions regarding training and his/her execution of that training. Questionnaire primarily focuses on detainee treatment. [Handwritten responses, some are illegible]. Master Sergeant (MSG) stated he/she did not receive training on detainee operations. He/she said "detainees liked the way they were treated - would come back and ask for a job. Surprised they got treated well and they got property back."

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG as the deputy commander for Joint Interrogation Debriefing Center. Recalled telling COL Pappas of the OGA's activities, they would drop off detainees without prior notice, would not let the interviewee and others into their interrogations and they would not share any intelligence learned from their interrogations. Recalled being told that a detainee had died, and OGA placed the body in a body bag and placed ice in it.

 
 
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Sworn statement discussing detainee operations and detention-related paperwork. Mentions the death of a detainee "after he left BSA".

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from the end of August/first of September 2003 and remained there until March 1, 2004. Noted that there was an excel spreadsheet kept on sleep management and deprivation techniques requested or approved. Recalled hearing about detainee made to walk around naked. Also, recalled that there was general talk of detainees having to wear women's underwear. Also, recalled hearing of prostitution and alcohol abuse.

 
 
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Testimony of Command Sergeant Major Joseph P. Arrison, 320th Military Police Battalion. CMS Arrison was not originally deployed with his unit and was “held back” at Ft. Dix and in the rear in Iraq when the incidents of detainee abuse that occurred at Camp Bucca, Abu Ghraib. What happened involving his MP Battalion happened when the CMS was not with the unit. He stated that by the time he re-joined his unit the abuse allegations had come to light, and his first act was to transfer seven (7) of the soldiers involved out of the unit. He was questioned extensively about command and the leadership of the Brigade. The CMS repeated “didn't know anything had transpired. Once again, I didn't get in country until December the 3d, and didn't get to Abu Ghraib until December the 5th. I was unaware that any of this had ever occurred until this all came out, sir”. The interview continued with the CMS being asked about what he heard and him denying any knowledge of the abuse events.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a detainee. States that, following his capture on April 27, 2004, he was put in a compartment so small that he could only sit in it. States he was severely beaten in an attempt to force a confession, threatened with rape, gagged with duct tape on his mouth until he almost died, denied food and water for days.

 
 
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This is a sworn statement by a Lieutenant Colonel with the 320th Military Police Battalion concerning his deployment to, and experience at Abu Ghraib prison. "It became obvious to me that the majority of our detainees were detained as the result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, and were swept up by Coalition Forces as peripheral bystanders during raids. I think perhaps only one in ten security detainees were of any particular intelligence value. It appeared that there was is reluctance to release these low value inmates because of the fear that one of them might return to attack Coalition Force."

 
 
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Sworn statement, possibly by a medical officer, that discusses medical screening of detainees. Contents are heavily redacted.

 
 
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This is the sworn statement of a military intelligence civilian contractor from the CACI company assigned to Abu Ghraib prison as a Screene in mid-December 2003. He states that he did not recall directly observing any abuse at Abu Ghraib. He states that he did, however, see a lot of detainees come to Abu Ghraib abused. One detainee reported an incident of rape and death that occurred in January at Asamiya (Adhamiya) Palace. The interviewee heard through interpreters that the dead brother was killed and hung by Iraqi police. He also stated that a detainee saw an American at the Palace with a flag on his arm.

 
 
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Summary of Interview of detainee detainee at Kandahar, Afghanistan. Detainee states he was once held in "Cuban Prision", presumably Guantanamo, but released in prisioner exchange.

 
 
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The document is an affidavit of a New York Office FBI Special Agent, regarding his role in the interrogations of a redacted detainee. He asserts that he did not witness any abuse or mistreatment of the detainee.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the interviewee twenty-three questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Official described the "command climate" and guidance they received as a "half ass." [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the Air Force (AFOSI) and the FBI, also, a Pashtu linguist was present to translate. The detainee explained that he previously lied to interrogators because the interrogators tortured him, but the interview notes do not describe the alleged torture.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG in October 2003. Stated that he/she worked in all areas. Stated that he/she was neither aware of not a witness to any detainee abuse. Recalled only seeing the use of dogs during the riots.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-three questions, given to a Captain regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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An Army CW2 in charge of prisoner of war screenings and the conduct of the war crimes investigations discusses the challenges with Military Police operations at Camp Bucca. He describes sorting out Iraqi military, civilian and common criminals during the screening process. He also describes his unit's adherence to the Geneva Conventions and the law of war. He also describes the interviews (voluntary) conducted with high value detainees concerning their activities in the Iraqi military. Finally he describes his units investigation in to the US soldiers who are accused of detainee abuse.

 
 
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This statement of a CACI civilian contractor hired as a Screener was assigned to Abu Ghraib prison in min-November 2003. He remained there for two (2) months. He states he was not properly trained in the Interrogation Rules of Engagement (IROE) or any other detainee processing type training. He describes uncoordinated processing procedures born mainly out of lack of training and leadership, but states “I never saw or was aware of any photos or videos with detainees. I never heard of MI (Military Intelligence) tell MPs (Military Police) to "soften up”, or give the “the treatment” to detainees.” In reference to ghost detainees he stated “I knew of one who existed. But the word “Ghost Detainee” didn't really exist. We had intelligence reports from one particular detainee and the report showed we dui not have him at our facility, but he was there.” (This document is the same as ACLU-RDI 700)

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and CID. The detainee discussed the reasons why he was recently placed in solitary confinement, he was confined because he would not allow the guards to search his Koran; he believed the searching of his Koran was disrespectful to his religion. Also, the detainee stated that he heard guards were hurting detainees, but he neither witnessed nor experienced the abuse. .

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to Iraq in the third week of April, and traveled to AG approximately five times from early October to late January. Interviewee's visits to AG were related to "checking on the support of CACI contracted personnel." Sworn statement discussed the general conditions in AG. At one point described the condition as "austere." Also provided the chain of command in AG.

 
 
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An Army Master Sargent interviews three (3) soldiers on their experiences at Abu Ghraib prison and the processing and handling detainees at that facility. They expressed their surprise at the lack of food, the condition of the facilities and most especially the number of guards in relation to the detainee population.

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG000416.

 
 
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Interview summary of First Lieutenant conducted by a team of officers at the direction of Major General Antonio Taguba. The 1LT was in charge of the Internal Reaction Force (IRF), and provided escort guards within the confines of Abu Ghraib Prison. He included a a description of detainee abuse in the back of a truck arriving at the prison one day. He came upon just after occurring and witnessed by his platoon sergeant. Another incident involved a soldier hitting, cursing, and shoving a detainee's face toward the ground. The detainee was restrained and posed no threat. He also describes his training on Geneva Convention protocols and the Rules of Engagement and Standard Operating Procedures for his Unit.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with a redacted source. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee states that he did not observe an improper behavior from other soldiers.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to be the Officer in Charge of the Magistrate Cell at AG since February 2004. Discussed the processing of documents and files. There is no mention of detainees or interrogations in this statement.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was a dog handler in AG with the 229 Military Police Company (length of assignment unknown). Interviewee's sworn statement consists of questions and answers regarding dog handling. Recalled being requested to the Hard Site in order to search for explosives. Stated that his/her dog entered the cell with a detainee in order to conduct a search for explosives. Stated his/her dog was not used to scare detainees.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The form is almost entirely blank except for handwritten notes at the end.

 
 
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Transcript of interview with FBI Special Agent who previously worked as a Case Agent tasked to participate in detainee interviews at Guantanamo Bay. The Agent purportedly never participated in any aggressive treatment, interrogations or interview techniques employed on detainees inconsistent with FBI or Department of Justice policy/guidelines. The transcript notes that the Agent did walk into an observation room at Camp Delta and, "noticed a detainee rubbing his leg due to possibly being placed in a stress position." The detainee was shackled in order to stand in a "baseball catcher" position. It also notes that a detainee #63 was interrogated with "special interrogative techniques" and had been admitted to the base hospital for hypothermia.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to the Internal Reaction Force. Interviewee recalled an incident where a MI person yelled profanity at a detainee and punched the detainee in the back of the head with a closed fist, causing the detainee to fall forward. The MI soldier was joined by another soldier, both soldiers yelled at the detainee, pushed him down repeatedly, put an arm lock around the detainee's neck. The soldiers also struck the detainee in his mid-section and drug the detainee by the neck. [Interviewee described another incident, but it was unreadable]. From the questionnaire, it is stated that the detainee witnessed a Captain dragging a detainee with a sandbag covering his head and was naked. Detainee was also kicked, kicked with full force. Interviewee also described a third incident with a dog, that was allowed to scare a detainee. The interviewee stated that the MI person called the K-9 handler with the dog into the cell, the detainee was bound and could not move, the handler allowed the dog to come within inches of the detainee's face and at one point the dog bit the detainee's arm (later saw the detainee and noticed he was bitten multiple times).

 
 
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The hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met on May 18, 2004 to continue their ongoing oversight of American policy toward Iraq. The hearing was held in anticipation of the U.S. handing over sovereignty to the Iraqi government six weeks from the hearing date.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the official a series of questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. When asked to describe training and preparation prior to deployment, official responded, "None-no fit testing...supplies difficult to acquire... ." Official also described the conditions of the facility, official stated that collection points/internment facilities had, "rats," "garbage," that they were "[d]rinking H20 next to sewage drain-feces around site." When asked about evaluating detainees' medical conditions, interviewee responded "Not showing up from other facilities records. No record of [illegible] or guidance on what to give... ." There have been "[d]elays b/c of security for convoy" in getting medical treatment to detainees. Also, responded that "procedures for repatriation of sick and wounded detainees" is "slow." The medical staff was "too small." In offering personal observations of detainee treatment, officer stated, "Non-lethal GSW- inside wire- riots [redacted]... Used at too close a range-significant wounds." [Handwriting illegible] [content redacted].

 
 
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This is the sworn statement of an Army officer with the 800th Military Police brigade Staff assigned to Abu Ghraib prison in October 2003. He explained that he retained responsibility for detainee operations. Discussed some of the rules set by Major General Miller, including the transporting of detainees, and providing cigarettes as rewards. He then recalled an incident where an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representative called him franticly because between 12-15 detainees were naked in their individual cells. He recalled another incident where two (2) detainees were brought to the Hard Site in the afternoon and by late evening or early morning, one was dead. In the Hard Site, the MPs would go around periodically and wake the prisoner up by making noise, or possibly putting the detainee in a different position. I do not believe MPs were given specific instructions on how to keep a detainee awake. He also recalled seeing dogs around and hearing about cold showers, “but everyone took cold showers because it was all AG had.”

 
 
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This is the second statement given by this Soldier/Interrogator concerning his observations and activities at Abu Ghraib prison. He states that he did in-fact witness Military Police and Interrogators "slap" and roughly handle detainees, specifically at the Hard Site within Abu Ghraib. He states that interrogators were not being trained properly and were being encouraged to be "creative and use different techniques." Did recall seeing photos of naked detainees on a computer, but said it was "only once". He described the use of sleep deprivation by playing loud music, dousing the detainees when they started to fall asleep. He said "I do believe getting them wet when it was cold was wrong." Noted using sleep deprivation, meal management and pride and ego down. Stated it was common to see detainees naked in their cells, either as punishment or due to lack of jumpsuits. Also, recalled seeing detainees come "in all beat up."

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on October 21 as the Chief of the Terrorist, Foreign Fighters and Extremist element of the JIDC. Interviewee recalled one detainee being handcuffed to the cell bar, which restricted his movement. Interviewee recalled another detainee doing physical training, the MPs had him carry water jugs back and forth, up and down the hallway. Interviewee discussed one high-value detainee's allegations of abuse, the detainee spoke of a cold water incident, the interviewee stated that the cold water incident he alleged was actually a shower (cold water was all that was available), and regarding the detainee's allegations of being hit in the mouth, interviewee stated that in fact the detainee had a tooth infection that had to be treated, and was treated. Interviewee then recalled an incident where a detainee who jumped up against an interrogator and was punished with shaved head-'a new look.' Interviewee heard of an incident where a hooded and cuffed detainee was being brought back to his cell and tripped and fell. Interviewee also observed barking dogs "being used for an interrogation."

 
 
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Sworn statement from civilian contractor with the Titan Corp. concerning his role and duties in the interrogation of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in October 2003. Stated that he/she did not witness nudity, use of dogs (heard them) and heard about sleep management (where a detainee had one hour of sleep in a 24 hour period), however, does not recall using it. Also did not recall detainees wearing ladies underwear

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and NCIS, also, an Arabic linguist was present to translate. The detainee mentioned that the guards were mishandling the Koran and that he was experiencing mental anguish as a result of being detained for a long period of time without answers concerning his release.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Alice Fisher, regarding her knowledge about the CIA's interrogation techniques gained from either letters, case referrals, or advice memos.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from October 7-21, 2003 as a member of a five person Mobile Training Team. Interviewee stated that he/she did not witness detainee abuse and/or the use of dogs.

 
 
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[Partially unreadable] Interview of MG Barbara G. Fast's July 20, 2004 Statement re: AG. Interviewed by LTG Jones and MG Fay. Fay explained there was pressure for interrogators to perform, but stated did not believe there was pressure to exceed authority. Fay stated that she was not aware that Sanchez had appointed Pappas to the Forward Operating Base Cdr until the FRAGO was released. Recalled being told by Pappas about the death of a detainee during an OGA interrogation on November 4, 2003. Recalling that Pappas sought her "counsel." She stated that she advised Pappas to have an Army doctor examine the detainee and that an investigation into the death needed to be initiated. Also provided that upon knowledge of the detainee abuse, she notified JAG, on the evening of December 2, 2005. She also provided that the unit involved was not a part of "our organization."

 
 
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Interviewee (title and length of assignment unknown). Interviewee identified individual(s) in photo(s). [Names are redacted].

 
 
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A Non-commissioned officer in charge (NCOIC) describes how his unit engaged Enemy Prisoners of War (EPWs) and specifics on certain interrogations conducted. The NCOIC stated that he, nor any member of his team abused EPWs or witnessed any abuse or signs of abuse that may have occurred. He addressed an allegation of a detainee supposedly being sodomized during an interrogation. The NCOIC stated that the facilities for interrogation were such that it would be impossible to happen without someone becoming aware of it.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel [Redacted], regarding his knowledge of EC's from the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit, the military's interrogation techniques and strategies, and his experiences serving in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Rank: Sergeant; 101 MP Co.; Team Leader. Regarding interrogation tactics.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Chaplain concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This statement by a Sergeant simply states "On June 24, 2004, I identified Capt. [redacted] from a photo-spread provided to me as being the unknown Captain described in my January 20, 2004 statement to CID Agent [redacted]. This is the Captain that I witnessed beating a prisoner inside the Hard Site (Abu Ghraib Prison) in late November 2003. I have nothing further to add to this statement."

 
 
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Testimony of Captain John Kaires, 310th Military Police Battalion. Capt. Kaires was asked about detainee accountability, escapes, the training for the combat support MP Companies and standards at Camp Bucca. No discussion of detainee abuse in this testimony.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire given to soldier including a series of questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The soldier that soldiers did not receive training on the Rules of Interaction and that there was no safety program used at the internment facilities. With regards to detainee abuse, Official described an incident where a detainee was placed on the ground and punched in the face. The incident was not reported up the chain of command. Official wrote that the incident "could have been prevented." [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted].

 
 
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Interviewee, an AR 15-6 Investigating Officer. The interviewee briefly referred to two violations, one involving a claim of abuse by two female detainees. The women's claim was not described by the interviewee, but they claimed abuse by three male interrogators. The interviewee only stated that the interrogators failed to follow interrogation rules. The second violation involved a female interrogator, the interviewee could not recall the specifics of the incident.

 
 
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The document is a worksheet that can be used to determine a detainee's status, specifically whether or not the detainee is entitled to be treated as an Enemy Prisoner of War (EPW).

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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The document is a sworn statement from a redacted entity regarding two incidents at the Abu Ghurayb Prison which involved the use of dogs to intimidate and injure detainees.

 
 
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Testimony of Captain Michael A Mastrangelo, Commander, 310th Military Poice Company. Capt. Mastrangelo described his unit and how they were assigned to Iraq. He said “We were never in charge of any accountability while we there”. “I never had anything to do with the interrogations side of the house." He then spoke about the Abu Ghraib riot, "There was a riot in late November where my unit had to respond to. One of my soldiers killed an Iraqi rioter after expending his non-lethal rounds. There were a total of four rioters killed that day in order to calm the riot, but that was only after using up all the non-lethal rounds. There were a number of my soldiers injured that day. The riot was a Camp Ganci.” He concluded his testimony with “We were not involved in detainee accountability, and my primary mission was to fill in where personnel were needed”.

 
 
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Sworn statements of three (3) detainees at Abu Ghraib. FIRST STATEMENT: Detainee states that he "was never hit in Abu Ghraib," but was mistreated between his capture and his arrival at Abu Ghraib. Describes being interrogated and hit "by an American and an Iraqi." States that, at Abu Ghraib, he was "made to walk over rocks without shoes" with hands tied behind him. Also describes being hit on the head and having his head hit against a wall, causing dizziness and hallucinations for 3 days. States that this type of treatment lasted for his first 15 days at Abu Ghraib. SECOND STATEMENT: Detainee states that he was kept in isolation for 55 days after arriving at Abu Ghraib. Alleges that he was "not allowed to sleep" for four days and was "forced to kneel on gravel" with a bag over his heads before coming to Abu Ghraib. THIRD STATEMENT: States that "US forces...placed a hood over our heads and made us lie on the ground. They stepped on our backs." Detainee describes being forced to kneel on gravel and being prevented from sleeping for four days, along with various male family members. Statement contains names of facilities, but they have been redacted.

 
 
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Testimony of Sergeant Major Mark Emerson, Operations Sergeant Major, 320th Military Police Battalion. Sergeant Major Mark Emerson was the Operations SGM for the 320th MP Battalion since 1999. He gave his impression of the Brigade’s operations and command culture once at Camp Bucca, Iraq. He said “Sir, I've never seen a Brigade operate like that in my life. It wasn't cohesive. It just seemed like a conglomeration of people doing what they wanted to do. It didn't seem like everyone in the traces were pulling the same way”. And on detainee abuse he said "I was made aware of the incidents of detainee abuse that resulted in the apprehension of some of the soldiers from the 372nd MP Company on, I think, Friday the 17th of January”. “I heard that our MPs were in fact doing things like escorting people with bags over their heads, doing the Sleep Deprivation Program. I went to the Battalion about it, and I did go to Major and he said, ‘This is just the way the program works.’ I don't know if there was anything in writing on it. Once the MI people took over, things just kind of developed along their line of thinking, especially in Camp Vigilant, and the hard site. The MI had control, including control of the guards”. He also stated that he heard that "a dog bit somebody". And he concluded by saying “Sir, they didn't break those rules, and treat prisoners inhumanely because of lack of knowledge. They did that out of their own choosing. It was their individual choice. They did have proper training and leadership”.

 
 
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Questionnaire entitled "Point of Capture- CDR 1SG/PL/PS." The questionnaire asks the First Lieutenant [name redacted] a total of 41 questions regarding training and his/her execution of that training. Questionnaire primarily focuses on detainee treatment. [Handwritten responses are illegible].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Soldiers state that Rules of Engagement are "constantly changing"; no training on categories of detainees; no Iraqi-specific cultural training, only trained on the basics.

 
 
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FBI Summary Notes indicate that the detainees are upset with the way they are treated by the guards. They are upset because they are being held as prisoners without being charged with a crime and that they should be charged or released; The guards are treating the detainees like animals; and some guards are a little rough. The detainee states there is a hunger strike in place and talk amongst the detainees that an unknown number of detainees are going to commit suicide for the purpose of protesting the treatment at Camp Delta and to protest keeping innocent men at Camp Delta. The interview ends with the detainee stating he has "respect" for the FBI interviewers.

 
 
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This sworn statement is from an intake soldier, unidentified here, wherein he gives a brief discussion of medical screening and intake for the 1st Calvary Division Interrogation Facility. The soldier states that "Detainees that have come to us from certain organizations don't come with much paperwork at all". The soldier does not have any recollection of a particular detainee being inquired about, but added that it was not uncommon for detainees to come in to the facility from different branches of the service and with little to no paperwork accompanying them.

 
 
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Sworn statement by 97B counterintelligence agent stating the he "overheard someone making a statement about a detainee dying while being interrogated by an Other Government Agency (OGA) official. The OGA then packed the detainee in ice and placed him in a local taxi. The taxi driver was paid to take the body away. I was not sure if I had heard correctly until [redacted] confirmed the statement was made by [redacted] and not sure if it was a joke or a true story." The agent also reported hearing rumors that Other Government Agency (OGA) was permitted to conduct unauthorized interrogations of ghost detainees in block 1A. The OGA would then send liquor and cigars to the individual.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with a redacted source. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee states that he did not observe an improper behavior from other soldiers.

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG000272.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Documents detainee interview at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. The detainee is a High Value detainee and most of the memo is redacted.

 
 
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Largely illegible. Sworn statement by an NCO regarding detention procedures. States that detainees were generally held for 1-2 days, and "5 days at the most." States, "I've never heard of any allegations of abuse."

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the First Lieutenant forty-six questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Interview of detainee at Guantanamo. Detainee was shown a photo book wherein he identified Usama bin Laden, but says he never met him. Then he claimed that on a previous occasion two femal interviewers hooded him and had him beaten under questioning.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG around January 2004 as the Operational Lawyer to the Combined Joint Task Force 7 staff. Described the development of the CJTF-7 policy to regulate interrogation operations, described understanding of Jan 2003 ICRC report as "unconfirmed reports based solely on anecdotes obtained directly from interviews between the ICRC and detainees."

 
 
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Sworn statement discussing detention procedures and interrogations. States, "The [redacted] was fairly aggressive in their interrogations, but I don't believe they did anything abusive." Mentions the presence of a dog at the facility.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on October 18/19, 2003 as an interrogator in the Detainee Assessment Branch. Recalled an incident with [redacted], where he grabbed a detainee on the shoulder and move him within the interrogation cell. Stated that he/she did not witness other incidents, but overheard conversations. Specifically, he/she recalled overhearing conversations of harsh physical treatment, including beating and detainees being placed in uncomfortable positions.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including fifty-one questions, given to a Staff Sergeant (SSG) regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. Staff Sergeant responded that he/she did not receive much training on detainee operations.

 
 
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Interviewee arrived to AG around mid-October as the Day-shift Non-commissioned Officer in Charge. Stated that his/her job was to manage detainee sleep plans, and to make sure the detainees were showered, fed, and did not cause problems. Interviewee recalled an incident where an interpreter kicked a detainee into the shower. Interviewee also recalled receiving requests from MI "to give this guy the treatment," which the interviewee stated meant to give the detainee "some [p]hysical training, and keep them awake, monitor their sleep management." Also, noted that at times "all we had were women's underwear." Stated that some detainees refused to wear the women's underwear and opted to be naked. Recalled that one detainee refused everything, food, clothing, shower and became combative, the interviewee stated the detainee threatened to kill him with a missile. Upon becoming a health issue, the detainee received IV. Also, stated that they had to begin shaving the detainees' heads due to a lice problem. The interviewee also mentioned that some detainees were placed in isolation for longer than 30 days, in spite of the fact that 30 days was the maximum amount of time they were to be isolated.

 
 
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Unknown interviewee provided a sworn statement in which he/she recalled incidents that took place at AG. The interviewee reported only overhearing things, not actually observing anything. Recalled a woman, a National Guard who recounted numerous incidents, including killings and tortures that were covered up. Heard dogs were used to scare detainees. Also heard of detainees being handcuffed in contorted positions. One MP would bark like a dog, and they would all watch as the detainees would run from him because they thought there was a dog in the room. Overheard MPs were using detainees as practice dummies. Also reported hearing that the MP's made the detainees in isolation take their clothes off and wear women's underwear." Told that in the "isolation area," MPs said "they could do whatever they wanted to the detainees." Heard they ended yelling at the detainees and making them do physical training (PT.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Blank page of sworn statement taken at Camp Victory, Iraq.

 
 
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This document documents the interview of Detainee 269 at GTMO on 6/27/03. It states that Detainee 269 was interviewed in Arabic at Camp Delta, but is largely redacted.

 
 
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Sworn statement of Statement of Sergeant Major Concerning Detainee Interrogation Operations at Rawaniya Palace Complex Baghdad and discussing detention policies. States, "The CISOF and FOB detainee policy was to do field interrogation, process and to turn over detainees to conventional US forces within 72 hours". Talks about the first detainees at Radwaniyah and the need for a temporary holding facility there. Continues, "The rule was 72 hours but I knew we never kept anybody 72 hours and I am pretty sure never over 14 hours."

 
 
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Questionnaire entitled "Point of Capture- CDR 1SG/PL/PS" (in this questionnaire "CDR" is circled). The questionnaire asks the Captain [name redacted] a total of 41 questions regarding training and his/her execution of that training. Questionnaire primarily focuses on detainee treatment. [Handwritten responses are illegible].

 
 
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Lieutenant Colonel Robert P. Walters Jr was responsible for augmenting the force protectionand assisting Col. Pappas at Abu Ghraib. His impressions of the prison were as follows; "To be perfectly candid, Sir, the 800th MP Brigade were out of site out of mind, except when an issue came up, and BG Karpinski would call COL Pappas". He continued "There was [no] discipline. There were no uniform standards. There was no saluting...Soldiers saluting are an indicator of a well-trained highly disciplined unit". On detainee abuse LTC Walters stated "the resident CID agent there stopped me, and he said, "I've got this CD, and it's got some pictures, that are fairly explicit. It looks like detainee abuse." I told him to go see COL Pappas, immediately". Then he noted "I asked if he (the CID agent) saw Col. Pappas, and he said he got it".

 
 
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Sworn statement of a translator regarding allegations of detainee abuse. The translator states that they have given statements in the past two (2) weeks and the current statement concerns a complaint by a detainee about being abused. The translator wrote "I've heard many, many detainees talking about the palace and [redacted]. Detainees also talk about bad treatment from Iraqis and Coalition Forces at the airport." Mentions detainees who were "brought from the airport in bad shape by I think 41D," but says, "I really don't know the name of the unit [redacted]."

 
 
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Testimony of Major Stacy L. Garrity, 800th Military Police Brigade. Major Garrity was the S1 for Detainee Ops at Camp Bucca, also the International Red Cross/Red Crescent point of contact. She was responsible for Theater Reporting that went to CENTCOM, also the National Detainee Reporting Center Point of Contact. At Camp Bucca, she was responsible for the Family Visitation Program, and also responsible for the interpreters. Major Garrity stated that she witnessed and reported an incident involving ten (10) soldiers, who were escorting a busload detainees to Bucca. She said "some of the detainees were roughed up pretty badly. One of the detainees came through my line with his nose smashed in, and blood running down his face". When she inquired as to what happened, the detainee told her the soldiers were kicking the detainees, and stepping on one of their necks. Two (2) other soldiers, from two (2) different units, also reported this to the Major. She added there was very little abuse at Camp Bucca, "I saw every single detainee that left, and ninety percent (90%) of the detainees thanked me and thanked the guards for the good treatment at Bucca. That is no lie."

 
 
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DOD interview of a former Staff Judge Advocate regarding her knowledge of detainee abuse at Guantanamo (GTMO). The former SJA was stationed at GTMO from June 2002 to June 2003. The former SJA recalled learning of an incident where a detainee's mouth was duct taped because the detainee was yelling resistance messages; the tape was used because the soldiers feared the detainee's message would incite a riot. The interviewee also heard about an incident where an interrogator performed a lap dance for a detainee. Also, the interviewee was aware of the Secretary of Defense's approval of twenty hour interrogations. Lastly, the interviewee recalled temperature manipulation and yelling being used as interrogation techniques.

 
 
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Testimony of Captain Ed Diamantis, 800th Military Police Brigade. Capt. Diamantis described his background and how he was assigned to Iraq. He then offered the following: "The Brigade's main effort was detainee operations." "I never saw any 15-6's or derogatory information on personnel in the unit. I never submitted any DEROG's. I haven't seen any cases that warrant DEROG's. I believe the soldier involved in detainee abuse at Camp Bucca, belonged to the 320 th MP Battalion. I don't know if the soldiers. I assume DEROG's are handled at the battalion level". He then stated "In regards to the incident at Camp Bucca it is unacceptable. It happened once and by the MP standard, and once is too much. I am proud of the fact that other MP's reported the incidents". The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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Interview of a Marine regarding the character of a former platoon member.

 
 
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This detainee Screening Report is a standard form letter for processing detainees taken in to custody. The detainee associated with this Screening Report is redacted. Report details a male detainee, a Republican Guard in Tharthar. Classed as member of the Fedayeen.

 
 
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Documents detainee interview at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.ÿ Detainee mentions that he is only allowed to use the bathroom every six hours, which hinders his water intake, requests to be moved back to "general population".

 
 
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Telephone interview of [redacted] arrived in AG on October 20, 2003. Was made section leader of for the Force Protection Tiger Team. Recalled seeing detainees mopping the floors, saw civilian clothed men (told they were Iraqi Police) leading detainees, "[o]ne time... I noticed one detainee naked on a mattress. I do not know if he was chained. He was called the 'bottle boy' because he shoved a bottle up his ass." He did not recall dogs, but remembers them coming. Recalled on the night of the shooting hearing [redacted] brag about shooting the detainee. Heard from a detainee, through an interrogator, that the MPs cut hair without any remorse. Interviewee recalled one MP bragging about the "clippers running off." Once saw a detainee with a mohawk. Recalled a "CACI guy named [redacted] (an older guy). He was on my team. His interrogation techniques were very harsh. He once interrogated someone to the point of making them pee. It was and his analyst (came out laugh'about it. I addressed both of them.)."

 
 
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FBI Memo to the Department of Defense stating that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) interviewed a detainee at Fleet Hospital of Camp X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay. Contents heavily redacted.

 
 
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Interviewee (title and length of assignment in AG unknown). Interviewee's sworn statement identified individuals involved in detainee abuse.

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG000665.

 
 
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Testimony of Master Sargent Andrew J. Lombardo, Operations Sergeant Major, 310th Military Police Battalion.MSG Lombardo described his understanding of the rights of detainees in custody the following way “Detainees have certain rights that you have to abide by. They're entitled to mail, to contact with the outside, to read a copy of the Geneva Convention in their own language, to recreation, and to food and lodging. Our MPs need to know the provisions of the Geneva Convention”. He then stated “I do not know of any cases of prisoner abuse. I am aware of a soldier displaying a Star of David to a detainee, an allegation of that”. And continued with “That's all I can recall, I've seen pictures in the newspapers, regarding the Bucca incident, but I've never read them. I'm vaguely familiar with the Abu Ghraib riot. I am aware of the shooting. I received an email, regarding a revised uniform policy, when in close proximity to detainees. We did inquire as to when the drafts would be finalized, but I haven't received a response”. He then went over his understanding of interrogation procedures and the Rules of Engagement for prisoners. The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel [Redacted], regarding his knowledge of FBI operations and involvement at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, detainee-related issues that were brought by the FBI to the Department of Justice, and the ineffectiveness of Department of Defense interrogation techniques.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a detainee who claimed to have served in the Iraqi Army as a technician. Detainee states that he was handcuffed and had a bag put over his head. He was held "for 17 days" with a bag over his head, "handcuffed to the floor." States that he was made to sleep on the floor with no mat or blanket, was not allowed to shower, and was "fed only bread and water." States, "[Redacted] used to beat me.... [Redacted] stuck a stick in my hole once and threatened me that if I didn't talk he'd do it again, so I said write whatever you want.... He beat my balls, and put soap and water in my mouth. I am 90% sure it was [redacted] who burned me with a cigarette. They brought electricity wires. I was bleeding from my ear."

 
 
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This statement of an Army Major (0-4) who was a member of the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, V Corps in Iraq after February 2004 described the general operating procedures of the various intelligence detention facilities, including Abu Ghraib prison, and the handling and interrogation of detainees. This statement is very detailed and covers several aspects of the establishment and running of the interrogation facilities used by the U.S. in Iraq.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter The soldier states that new soldiers coming in receive little or no training and there are not enough interrogators.

 
 
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Detainee was interviewed on April 1, 2002 regarding the Qala-i-Jangi prison uprising, Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2001. He states that an explosion happened in the prision basement, maybe from a grenade, where he and many other prisoners were kept. He also states that he saw a dead Uzbek in the prision yard when he was led out of the basement, but does not know how the Uzbek died. He then states that prisoners were then taken out to a courtyard with their hands tied behind their backs. When the prisioners revolted, an "American-looking" man wearing jeans shot a prisoner in the head when the prisioner ran at him. The detainee also states he was shot in the legs, but does not know who shot him. Detainee stated that he then stayed in prision basement for 24 hours, subjected to grenade explosions, gasoline and water being poured in to the basement, but does not know who inserted the grenade, gasoline and water in to the basement until rescued by an ambulance and taken to a hospital.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel David Nahmias, regarding his knowledge about legal issues raised about the interrogation techniques employed in a redacted detainee's interrogation at Guantanamo Bay. The notes also reference an AG Letter and the McCrary Memo.

 
 
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Interviews with Army Captain and First Lieutenant concerning detainee operations including capture, transport, medical care and un-anticipated events and how they are dealt with.

 
 
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Unknown interviewee responding to questions posed regarding abuse at AG. Interview taken on January 21, 2004 in AG. Interviewee apparently was aware of an incident(s)/photo(s), but did not report it. [Document appears incomplete].

 
 
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Interview of detainee at Guantanamo Bay. Detainee complained of being mistreated by US forces while in detention in Bagram and during his transit to Camp Delta. He pointed to marks on his wrists that he claimed were caused by the shackles. Additionally, he claimed that he was upset by having to wear a hood while in transit and that the guards did not respond to a pain in his ear. The detainee also alleged that the guards beat him.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. The soldier answering the questions transposed them in his own handwritting.

 
 
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This is the sworn statement of a civilian contractor with the Titan Corp. assigned to Abu Ghraib prison as an interrogator. He states he arrived at Abu Ghraib on October 24 or 25, 2003 and stayed until February 2004. He recalled hearing dogs, but did not observe them being used during interrogations. He did not observe incident of abuse, nudity or see any detainees wearing women's underwear. Did hear of the use of sleep deprivation (1 hour of sleep in a 24 hour period) Records hearing of "sleep management where in a detainee would only be allowed an hour or so sleep in a 24 hour period."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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The detainee being interviewed states that that detainee in Cell #39 on his Block is the leader of the Arab detainees and he is organizing them to resist efforts to be interrogated. He states that this detainee in Cell #39 speaks English and "He uses this ability to cause trouble in the block." And he "intentionally misinterprets statements made by the soldiers in a way that makes the soldiers appear cruel. He also misinterprets statements made by the detainees so that the soldiers do not get the real story." This detainee also states that the Detainee in Cell #39 tells other detainees to "look sick" when the media come to the facility.

 
 
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Cpt. Reese was the commander of the soldiers directly involved in detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib. He said of his men “I'm appalled by what I saw from my soldiers; 2 out of the 7 here are correctional officers. And they were specifically put there for that reason”. He also commented on the conditions he found upon arrival at Abu Ghraib: “We I first arrived [at Abu Ghraib] in October and entered the MI wing my first reaction was "Wow there is a lot of nude people here". I was told that it was a MI tactic that was used to make the detainees uncomfortable. I was told it was ok; nothing was illegal or wrong about it. The Ml had a partition set-up so they can conduct their exercises in privacy. The exercises conducted of making the detainees do PT drills. I didn't know it was wrong at the time, but I know now”. When asked if he was trained on the Geneva Conventions he stated “No” and added “I may not be the smartest guy, sir, but I understand there's certain things you can and can't do when you're dealing with civilian internees”. The interview covered his mission orders and chain of command. The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement by an individual who was present at an interrogation. Refers to a detainee who alleged that he had been abused, "stripped, had a bag placed over his head, and was burned on the foot with a cigarette and hit on the side of his head." Detainee stated "that no American ever hit him, only an Iraqi." Also states that the detainee in question faked a heart attack, leading the person giving the statement to believe that "the detainee's credibility was shot."

 
 
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This statement by an Army Captain with the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion was at several operating bases in Iraq and specifically at Camp Victory Bushmaster, Dogwood and Abu Ghraib Prison on or about July 23, 2003. The Capt. stated that the interrogation environment in Abu Ghraib Prison was challenging because the U.S. interrogation training and doctrine is rooted in and geared towards a conventional, cold war threat and toward the Arab mindset. The Capt. recalled two incidents, the first incident the interviewee discussed was hearing of an unauthorized interrogation of a female detainee by three soldiers in Cell block 1B. Second incident the he heard of was one of inappropriate actions during an interrogation where a female soldier stripped a detainee down to his underwear and escorted him through the camp. Stated that he/she was unaware of detainees having water thrown at them, or being naked and forced to stand on a box with a hood over their head.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Chaplain a number of questions regarding Detainee operations. Chaplain responded that detainees could not bring in their Koran. Described a "rumor" in which "big guys in with interrogators in for psychological threat. . . [redacted] went in and got fired [redacted] shot by [redacted] ear." [Contents redacted].

 
 
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This sworn statement is made by a Military Police 1LT (MP) assigned to Abu Ghraib prison from 18 Aug 2003 until 12 Mar 2004. The statement describes prison operations and the interaction between MPs and Military Intelligence Units (MI). The 1LT stated "We did not really get into specifics of MP interface with MI interrogation operations. For the most part MPs and MI kept apart, there was some sense among the e MPs that most of the MI folks were not pulling their fair share around the facility. I had Navy dog handlers attached to my unit, but they were used for MP operations not related to interrogations." He further stated that "I don’t know what they did, or about the use of dogs in interrogations. Other than what I reported to the Taguba Panel, I did not see or become aware of any abuse or humiliation of detainees I did not see or become aware of any unauthorized photographs of detainees."

 
 
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Sworn statement of an Operations Sergeant who discusses interrogation practices. Refers to a detainee, "our number one target," who was captured by Iraqi police, who "beat [redacted] with the pistol to the point where his head was split open in a number of different directions, like a starfish on his head." Also refers to a struggle with a detainee in which the detainee "grabbed my rifle barrel. I could have shot him right through the head at that point, but I chose not to because his pregnant wife was in the room. I also felt I could get my rifle away, which I did.... We were absolutely careful to make sure that prisoners would not die. I could have shot him legitimately and I chose not to so obviously I did not want this guy to die." Referring to interrogations, states, "The Kurdish Iraqi guards did not have any role in the interrogation of the detainees.... Several interrogation techniques were authorized.... We had some of the detainees stand for a few minutes, but not for an extended period of time. I did not use any other stress positions.... Sleep management was implemented by waking detainees up at different hours to interview them and for food and showers. We could limit their sleep to four hours per 24 hour period for up to 72 hours." The cells "were about two feet wide, three to three and a half feet tall and no more than 4 to 6 feet in length."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Civilian contractor for CACI working at Abu Ghraib prison as a Screener on October 8, 2008. The gentleman did not recall receiving Geneva Convention training, but was experienced in military operations and was aware of the general provisions of handling Enemy Combatants and Prisoners of War (POWs). He stated that he saw photos of dead detainees with Military Intelligence and Military Police personnel posing with the detainee. This incident was reported and sworn statements were submitted. Also, the interviewee recalled hearing about prostitutes, local nationals living in the LSA, alcohol, and cameras in the shower.

 
 
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Sworn statement of an Iraqi Civilian concerning an Iraqi woman and her two (2) brothers who are involved in anti-coalition activities. The statement claims that the woman is the "mastermind" of the terrorist cell and her two brothers are aligned with the Fedayeen producing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The statement is heavily redacted.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Bruce Swartz, regarding his knowledge about FBI concerns related to the mistreatment of detainees as well as his knowledge related to incidents of alleged detainee mistreatment and abuse.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interviewer was a Special Agent with the NCIS, also an Arabic linguist was present. The detainee answered questions regarding his treatment in the camp, his past activities and his trip to Afghanistan, which led to his capture.

 
 
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Transcript of the testimony of Richard Armitage, Paul Wolfowitz, and Lt. Gen. Walter Sharp (director of strategic plans and policy for the Joint Chiefs of Staff) in regard to plans for the Iraq transfer of sovereignty.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-two questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement by "one of the team members who conducts interrogations of the detainees" at the THF (Temporary Holding Facility) at the Adhamiya Palace Complex. Interrogator states that he has "never used stress positions," and states, "At no time did I mistreat, abuse, strike, torture, or torment any detainee. I have never witnessed any detainee be treated in a manner that would be deemed unacceptable or abusive." Mentions holding a detainee for 17 days due to "heavy combat in the area." Talks about interrogations practices and the use of Titan employees as interpreters, as well as "false claims of abuse."

 
 
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FBI interview of detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Detainee stated he would not discuss any training he received; that he has seen Usama bin Laden (presumably in Afghanistan); and that he believed the U.S. was supporting the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan, who he alleges are killing innocent people.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions, given to a Sergeant First Class regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. First Sergeant stated that there was no standard for questioning detainees.

 
 
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This is the transcript of a deposition of a colonel in the JAG Corps describing his duties as the JAG officer assigned to the 800th Military Police Brigade. He describes his chain of command, his knowledge of Abu Ghraib prison and his knowledge of detainee abuse. He sates he first became aware of detainee abuse in January 2003. When he encountered prisoner abuse he admonished the US MPs present and said “You're not here just to be witness to their abusive behavior toward prisoners, you're here to make sure the abuses don't occur. When asked if he was “aware” of the seriousness of the of some the alleged detainee abuses? He said “Yes”. The deposition goes on detailing his efforts to report and address the detainee abuse as well as his understanding of other matters at the prison, i.e. prisoner escape, guard inadequacies and command failure.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-seven questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The Chaplain/Captain reported hearing about a few incidents of abuse, the Chaplain wrote that he/she heard of a videotape depicting the sexual assault of an Abu Ghraib detainee, and hearing about the Military Police's use of excessive force at Camp Bucca.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Andy Arena, regarding his responsibilities as Section Chief of International Terrorism Operations as well as three areas and issues related to detainees.

 
 
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Summarized witness statement of a Lt. Col. who was the former Interrogation Control Element (ICE) Chief at Guantanamo for the first week in December 2002 and re-deployed at end of June 2003. When asked about detainee abuse alleged to have occurred at Guantanamo, the witness indicates his understanding that the controlling guidance on interrogations prior to Secretary of defense approval of the Special Interrogation Plan was Field manual 34-52. He also states that although he does not know about impersonating FBI agents, there was an impersonation of a State Dept. agent to his arrival at Guantanamo. He acknowledged the use of loud music; yelling; temperature controls to make it cold, “It was a technique used to make the detainee uncomfortable”. He also stated he was aware of a “Lap Dance” incident where the interrogator decided to “use sexual tension in an attempt to break a detainee”, but no detainee was ever physically abused.

 
 
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Dicusses events leading to the detention of a "financier of resistance in Azimiya," who was "detained for being one of the overall coordinators of anti-Coalition activities." The detainee and two of her brothers were all arrested.

 
 
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Interview (conducted via email) of a former Psychiatrist with the Behavioral Science Consultation Team (BSCT). The interviewee witnessed the use of dogs during the interrogation of a detainee, and observed female interrogators using sexual tension as an interrogation technique. The interviewee also heard of military interrogators yelling at detainees and using loud music during interrogations.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a Colonel regarding detention procedures and policies at Abu Ghraib prison. He stated "I would want to know what we were getting out of the detainees and is anything coming out of them. If not, ... either release them or get them over to Abu Ghraib." Emphasizes the "need to specify minimum standards ... relating to facilities and resources" and to "data and documentation." States, "I would not accept anything unsanitary or unhealthy, either physically or psychologically," and "If you're going to do detainee holding. this is the burden you incur, and these are the rnittiment standards of care and providing food, resource facilities, etc. We can specify and enforce that."

 
 
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Testimony of Second Lieutenant David O. Sutton, Platoon Leader, 229th Military Police Company

 
 
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Interviewee arrived to AG as an interrogator. Recalled an incident with a detainee who "made physical contact" with the interrogator's analyst, as a result the detainee was placed against the wall, upon pushing the analyst, the interrogation ended. During the exchange, the interviewee recalled at different intervals threatening to remove the detainee's pants, shirt and blanket (unclear if the detainee was undressed). Did not recall any incidents of abuse.

 
 
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Interview intended to "clarify possibly conflicting statements concerning detainees being stripped naked and held in cells in the 1A area." Stated that stripping detainees "might have been an interrogation tactic that could have been attempted, but would have required advance approval." Also stated that he/she heard rumors of detainees being given and wearing women's pink underwear.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the official a series of questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Official responded that there was "[n]o tng [training] on treatment of detainees (big gray area)." Also, stated there was no Rules of Interaction (ROI) training, there was no refresher training, and no sustainment training. [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted].

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-one questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. In response to a question asking what type of training the Captain received on the established Rules of Engagement (ROE), the Captain responded that he/she received 5 Ss training "5Ss shout, shove, show, shoot (non-lethal), shoot (lethal)."

 
 
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An Army questionnaire including a series of questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Sworn Statement of Corporal - Guard at the 2-3 FA Detainee Facility Dec. 2003 - Jan. 2004. Questions and Answers regarding the locations of interrogations and interrogation practices.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee arrived to AG in October 2003 as a Civilian Interrogator. Reported seeing an MP shoot a detainee with a rubber bullet. Did not hear of requests to 'soften up' detainees. Did remember seeing and hearing dogs, and did hear that the dogs were used, but did not know who used them. Also, recalled a soldier providing him/her with a thumbdrive containing pictures, recalled seeing photos of detainees in "terrible positions." Stated that some detainees were dead, some were naked. Some pictures showed detainees with bags over their heads with soldiers in the pictures. Also, recalled an officer being disciplined for walking a detainee around naked.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Larry Thompson, regarding his knowledge of concerns about overseas detainee treatment, his advocacy for civilian control of Iraqi prisons, and discussions about the status of unlawful enemy combatants.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Chaplain concerning his observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Chaplain answers questions about detainee operations.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including twenty-six questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The interviewee was a Captain/JAG in the 1st Infantry Division. The Captain stated that he/she did not receive training.

 
 
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The sworn statements of a Sergeant First Class and a Captain discussing the capture of four Iraqi targets. At least one target shot at the U.S. soldiers when the soldiers raided their home.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire including forty-six questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The soldier stated in part, however, that there was some training should [be] more [training on] death. The soldier responded to a question regarding the procedure for death of a detainee during riot, escapees were shot In response to a question about what type of medical support was available, the Official stated that he/she recalled a lot of medevacing...a lot of medical escorts for wounded.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the First Sergeant forty-one questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. First Sergeant responded that in processing detainees, all males are removed from their homes, segregated, handcuffed, sandbagged and placed in a vehicle. Also, mentioned an incident where a soldier "Cdr" [Commander] kicked a detainee in the face. Stated that the matter was handled at the "Bde level." When asked to describe training at the last "Professional Military Education on handling/processing Detainees," First Sergeant wrote, "No tng [training] to help or receive ... ." [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted].

 
 
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Interview of a 2nd Light Armored Reconnaisance Battalion (2nd LAR) Interpreter regarding his knowledge of detainee abuse. The interpreter stated that on July 5, 2004 he briefed detainees on the detention facility's rules, and that after the briefing the detainees were brought into a processing holding area. At the holding area, the detainees were put on their knees, blindfolded and had their hands tied. While the detainees were kneeling, a guard from the regional detention facility (RDF) placed the bottom of his foot on the back of detainee #0528 and pushed him to the ground.

 
 
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DOD interview of a FBI Special Agent, the interviewee was stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (GTMO) from February 2002 to February 2003 as a FBI Special Agent. The Special Agent stated that he/she heard of military interrogators impersonating FBI agents, also the Special Agent witnessed the following: short shackling, saw a detainee placed in a 'catcher's stance' during an interrogation and also possibly placed on his knees, and temperature manipulation (air conditioner would be turned down to make the detainee uncomfortable). Also, the Special Agent recalled seeing a female Sergeant holding a detainee's hand, which upset the detainee.

 
 
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DOD Questionnaire: Blank Form

 
 
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The CITF Report documents information received from an unknown detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The report is heavily redacted, however, some of the detainee's allegations were not redacted. The detainee alleged the following: a soldier forcibly took his photo, also, during an interrogation, the interrogator turned the air conditioning down as low as it would go and left him in the room for approximately 7-8 hours without food or water. According to the detainee the room was so cold he was shaking.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire including thirty-two questions given to a solider regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible and/or redacted. However, the soldier did respond that he/she heard of an incident at Camp Bucca where four (4) soldiers beat up detainees on a bus and hurt the neck of one detainee.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including twenty-six questions, given to a Lieutenant Colonel regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Command Sergeant Major Timonth L. Woodcock, 310th Military Police Battalion. CSM Woodcock related his impression of the unit by saying "The soldiers' standards that were lacking were in the common soldier task area. Specifically the standards lacking are discipline, customs and courtesies, and the basics that would allow the soldier to perform at their best. If everyone is not enforcing the standards it's like shoveling sand against a tire". On allegations of detainee abuse the CSM said "There were reports of detainee abuse by soldiers of the 310th MP Battalion. There were two reports that I know of. The first soldier received an Article 15, which was finalized today. It was a Battalion level Article 15. I was not present, because the soldier requested MSG Lombardo be present". The remaining portion of interviewed not captured on recording due to technical difficulties.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Describes documents for investigation in Tikrit.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Summarized witness statement of an Ensign stationed at Guantanamo from July 2002 to October 2002. She was a team leader for interrogators. Asked about various allegations of detainee abuse, she indicated awareness of the use of loud music; yelling (as part of the fear-up approach); late night (3:00 am) interrogations; and temperature manipulation to make the room cold, but was instructed to stop this technique. The ENS says that they "were under a lot of pressure to get info, especially from High Value detainees.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. Blank questionnaire accompanied by handwritten page where it states "No Law of War TNG."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. A Captain/Chaplain with the Military Intelligence Unit states he was told not to get involved with the detainees in any way. He was aware of his responsibility to report abuse to chain of command. He also states he did all he could to provide religious services for detainees. Morale depends on location & how long the soldiers have been stationed there; not aware of any detainee abuse.

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Staff Sergeant thirty-seven questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. Staff Sergeant stated no standards, only "experience" to conduct interrogation. Also, responded that new soldiers do not receive training. [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted].

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Sergeant First Class Keith A. Comer, Platoon Sergeant, 229th Military Police Company. SFC Comer verified an incident he previously reported involving 2-3 Military Intelligence personnel abusing a detainee. He said he and other soldiers repeated the allegations to ensure command understood that abuse was taking place. He then described how lacking the facilities were for the soldiers and how it was affecting their performance. He stated that senior officers were unconcerned and did not addressed the poor camp conditions. He said “I've never seen anybody from the 800th come and spend the night, there. They are gone by dark, because Abu Ghraib is a dangerous place after dark”. The SFC then concluded his testimony with the following: “I don't think you need to have training, to know that hitting someone in your custody is wrong. It's an issue of right and wrong. I've had many conversations with the MI folks after that, and I told them from the beginning, that I wouldn't tolerate that.

 
 
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Statement by a medic who also did some guard duty. The soldier discusses the events surrounding the death of a detainee. The soldier stated that he "vaguely" recalled a detainee who "didn't seem all there mentally". Although the soldier also recalls that the gentleman was not beaten but did have some bruises or contusions when he first came in to the detention facility. He said emphatically that "I can tell you there was no abuse going on at the detention facility" during his time there or by his understanding.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a CACI Contractor who was a Translator at Abu Ghraib Prison from December 8, 2003 through the making of this statement on June 15, 2004. He stated: "Detainees also talk about bad treatment from Iraqis and Coalition forces at the airport. Last week a detainee complained of being stepped on his chest at the airport. I don't know where the airport is. Detainees were brought from the airport in bad shape by I think 4ID, but I really don't know the name of the unit." There is a handwritten note on the bottom of the statement that says "The detainee who made the complaint about the treatment at the airport was not related to [redacted] in any way."

 
 
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Testimony of First Sergeant Brian G. Lipinski, 372nd Military Police Company.1SG Lipinski was under suspension from his 1SG duties at the time of this interview. He described his unit and how they arrived in Iraq. He said “Our soldiers have 3 primary missions. We had the hard site, which has Iraqi criminals, pre-trial and post-trial. We had Camp Vigilant, which has security detainees living in tents, somewhere in the neighborhood of 500. We also did convoy escorts”. He acknowledged detainee abuse within his unit by saying “Yes, Sir. It is alleged that some of my people were involved in prisoner abuse. From second-hand information, I know there were photographs, possibly a video, of some of the things that were going on. Firsthand, I did not observe, or witness anything they are being accused of. I don't know what the MI instructed them on, specifically. At the company level, we did not know of separate rules of engagement for the prisoners. The soldiers may or may not have. They had more of a daily interaction with the MI's, the interrogators that would actually give them instruction on how to prepare a prisoner for an interrogation”. He continued by describing the challenges of dealing with short supplies, long shifts and other difficult war time circumstances. And concluded with, “These things happened out of opportunity. There are rooms that have an outside metal door, and you can't see inside. Someone has to allow you access”.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from October 1, 2003 to February 6, 2004 and was responsible for the 'care and feeding' of the soldiers. Interviewee recalled hearing about three soldiers receiving Article 15s for an unauthorized interrogation of a females detainee. Also recalled [redacted] told the interviewee he had seen some "unauthorized photos of detainees...I told him that he had to report it to CID, which he did."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. Two interviews were conducted by Special Agents with the FBI, a Special Agent with the Air Force (AFOSI) and a Special Agent with NCIS, also, a linguist was present to translate in both interviews. The first detainee answered questions regarding his past and whether he identified with the Taliban. He stated that he was beaten by Americans when he was detained in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The second detainee stated he was in the Tango block of the camp and alleged that two guards in the unit, known as '94' and 'keys' treated the detainees badly.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel [Redacted], regarding his knowledge of Department of Defense interrogation techniques used on Detainee #63 at Guantanamo Bay as well as the FBI's involvement.

 
 
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Sworn statement. Contents entirely redacted.

 
 
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Statement of a Captain who commanded a force that engaged the enemy in battle, but did not hold or interrogate prisoners. The Captain states specifically "We were not trained as interrogators" and that his unit would turn prisoners over to other units and detachments when prisoners were involved. The Capt. stated that he did not have the detainee placed in any stress positions or abuse the detainee while in custody and states he know nothing about the death or the conditions of the detainees incarceration.

 
 
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Sworn statement of Staff Sergeant Deployed to Abu Ghraib Correctional Facility, Abu Ghraib, Iraq October 2003. The SSG stated they were given a tour of the facility including the screening sites, Hard Site, and Camp Vigilant, but did not observe any evidence of detainee abuse. Only heard of abuse, including the inappropriate use of a dog. The SSG stated "I do not remember who told me. We had an incident where a prisoner was smuggled a gun by the Iraqi guards that nm the prison. The prisoner used the gun to try to kill an MP. So all of the Iraqi guards were stopped at the gate and questioned. That was when I heard a dog was used inappropriately. I never saw any photos."

 
 
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This FBI memo condenses an interview conducted with a detainee at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay. The detainee related his experience when captured in Afghanistan, including seeing an American (supposedly John Walker Lindh) while in detention. He stated that detainees were ordered to be silent \and that he was shown a photo book and asked to identify any of the persons in the photos. The memo is heavily redacted.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire containing thirty-seven questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-three questions, given to a Major regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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A DOJ-OIG questionnaire for FBI personnel who were involved in detainee interview or interrogations at assigned locations in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Iraq; Afghanistan; or in other areas controlled by the U.S. Military. Questionnaire primarily focused on personnel training regarding detainee treatment standards and reporting of inappropriate treatment, and on knowledge of certain interview or interrogation techniques. Example techniques of the latter include: "depriving a detainee of sleep," "beating a detainee," "using shackles or other restraints in a prolonged manner." Document paid specific attention to the difference between training, reporting and activities done by FBI and non-FBI personnel. Document name: DOJOIG00196.

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including forty-four questions, given to a soldier regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a medical sergeant. States, "I did not interrogate detainees. I was present for many interrogations.... I performed medical screenings on detainees all the time." Continues, "No detainee showed any sign of abuse and I never heard any stories or accounts of detainee abuse at the [redacted] facility." Mentions two detainees whose "medical condition did become an issue during their detainment," because "they broke free of their flex cuffs and had to be physically restrained to be re-cuffed." Mentions a female detainee (presumably the same one mentioned in ACLU-RDI 2565 and ACLU-RDI 4787) but states, "I never medically screened her." States, "I do not think anyone was abused to coerce confessions."

 
 
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This summarized statement of a female Sergeant, who served as an interrogator at Guantanamo between August 2002 and February 2003 on the Saudi Arabian Team. She states that she was aware that loud music; yelling; temp manipulation (using air conditioners) were being used, but never saw these techniques used. The sergeant says that all detainees got four (4) hours of un-interrupted sleep in a 24 hour cycle. She also provided information on a constant theme mentioned in other documents. The sergeant states that “The translator mentioned that a detainee could not pray if he were "unclean." She was then instructed to purchase some perfumed lotion and rub it on the detainee. “I only rubbed the detainee's arms” she said. She also addressed another issue concerning an alleged lap dance. This Sargent affirmatively states that she “Never” performed a lap dance on any detainee.

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with a redacted source. It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee states that he did not observe an improper behavior from other soldiers.

 
 
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Testimony of Lieutenant Colonel Leigh A. Coulter, Commander, 724th Military Police Battalion. He stated that when he arrived at Camp Bucca "I never got anything in writing. Verbally, we were told to follow the Geneva Convention, in terms of the treatment of prisoners. The Rules of Engagement (ROE) was a policy put out in writing, in terms of what the Rules of Engagement were at Camp Bucca. That was basically it. I asked the Brigade for certain things in writing, but didn't get them. I can't answer why". He further stated "I think I did well, as a Commander. I had no problems with detainee abuse. We were the first ones to operate a theatre internment facility, which we built with the Engineers...We had no serious problems with detainees. We treated them humanely, and I tried to emphasize that, as much as I could." and "I would re-emphasize the Geneva Hague Convention in staff meetings, and I would visit the companies on a monthly basis, to discuss those things. I would tell them, that our mission wasn't really rocket science. The way we were going to be successful was to treat the detainees humanely, and to keep them in the wire until it's time to let them go. I would try to get those 2 points across, as much as I could".

 
 
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Sworn statement of a Sergeant who arrived to Abu Ghraib prison at the end of July 2003 to December 16, 2003 with the advanced party as an interrogator. The Sgt recalled the use of unmuzzled dogs, along with loud music. He recalled interrogating detainees up to 70 times. He stated "The dogs were not used during subsequent interrogations. I never witnessed or heard of Military Intelligence (MI) personnel requesting MPs to abuse detainees. I never witnessed or heard of MPs offering to abuse detainees on behalf of MI. I never witnessed or heard of unauthorized photograph taking at AG. We were specifically told that only during screening operations were photographs to be taken of the detainees.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was a member of the Internal Reaction Force, on stand-by for any future incidents at Abu Ghraib prison. On the evening of the riot, the Spc. recounted an incident of abuse, stated: "We were told a prisoner gained access to a handgun and had fired at an American guard." When the Spc. arrived at the location of the shooting he observed "The prisoner was lying prone on his stomach, dressed in an orange jumpsuit, flex-cuffed behind his back with a sandbag over his head. The prisoner was not resisting in any way. One soldier was standing next to the left side of the prisoner's head with the barrel of his rifle pressed against the prisoner's head. I observed this [other] soldier begin to strike the prisoner in the small of the back with a closed fist. The soldier struck the prisoner approximately 10 times. The soldier then stood up and kicked the prisoner in the right hip and right side approximately three times."

 
 
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This document is a "CaseMaps Facts report" providing information on an interview with FBI's representative to CENTCOM (Army's Central Command). It provides dates and times, summaries, and sources for all statements. The interviewee states that he saw some classified documents which detailed coercive measures military interrogators were allowed to take (such as stress positions and ambient air temperature adjustment), but did not personally observe any advice.

 
 
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The Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF) interviewed two detainees at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to learn of camp conditions. The interview was conducted by the FBI and other agencies. One detainee explained that since being detained at Camp Delta he had been beaten and spat upon. Another soldier explained that he was beaten by American soldiers while in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He stated that he was lying face down in a medical tent, restrained while a soldier punched him several times, the soldier also kicked him in the face, causing damage to his face and breaking a tooth. He added that others in the tent laughed as the soldier kicked and punched him.

 
 
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Army Specialist assigned to Abu Ghraib prison identifies U.S. personnel in photos depicting alleged abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison November - December 2003.

 
 
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Documents regarding interviewing detainee at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

 
 
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Testimony of Staff Sergeant Santos A. Cardona, 320th Military Police Company, Army Dog Handler. SSG stated "I haven't been trained on Geneva Hague Convention. I know it is the rules governing the law of warfare. Basically it covers treating people with respect and dignity; I can't recall where I heard about it at. We use AR 190-12 for the performance of our duties. The regulation covers the training of military working dogs. I'm not sure what policy covers use of force for military working dogs”. It was one of SSG Cardona’s dogs that bit a detainee in December 2004, and he declined to discuss the matter in this interview since it was under investigation by CID. As for the use of dogs at Abu Ghraib SSG Cardona said “They told me that it is a patrol area and SOP directs it. I told them nothing good is going to come out of dogs being in a hard site. I was not ordered to release my dog; I can't explain the incident because it is an ongoing investigation”. SSG Cardona then described his concerns over the facilities for the dogs and the several times he properly employed his dog. The panel finished with giving the SSG a list of questions to be addressed in writing and attached to the transcript.

 
 
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In the questionnaire, second lieutenant (2LT) was asked whether he/she was aware of requirement to report abuse, 2LT answered "no[,] but common sense." When asked if subordinates know of requirement, answered "probably not."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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This sworn statement is a firsthand account of an Army Corporal with the 325 Military Intelligence Battalion who witnessed detainees at Abu Ghraib prison stripped naked, made to do physical training (PT) and humiliated. This Corporal stated that they were told by personnel on the scene that this was an “Interrogation Technique” and to kick the detainees if they fall asleep. The reported the abuse up the chain of command.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Document is a transcript of a Staff Judge Advocate assigned to AG from November 26, 2003 to December 14, 2003. Described development of interrogation, the interrogation rules of engagement (IROE). Iraq interrogation policy "utilized Guantanamo Bay interrogation as a template, but was changed substantially to reflect the fact that Geneva Convention protections applied to detainees in Iraq." It was signed by Gen Sanchez. [Redacted] drafted the "IROE slide" while waiting for the policy to be approved. He/she said it accepted the FM 34-52 approaches on the left, and some approaches not in FM 34-52 on the right. Those needed approval from the CJTF-7 CG. Some of the approaches were later disallowed altogether. The final CENTCOM IROE was signed on 10/12/04. The issue of "stress positions" was debated intensely. Described the process for approval of extension "segregation requests" beyond the allowed 30 days. Sanchez signed off the final authorization (Pappas signed off on the way up to Sanchez). During initial drafting of interrogation policy, use of dogs was included in IROE. Sep14 version said Sanchez had to approve use of dogs during interrogation. "I never told Col Pappas that the authority to approve the use of dogs had been delegated to his level." Regarding sleep management, anything less than 4 hours of sleep per night for the first 72 hours would have to be approved by higher. Soldier at AG expressed anger that ICRC thought they could just go "anywhere/everywhere." Aware of one allegation of sexual abuse where 3 interrogators and interpreter conducted unauthorized interrogation on two female detainees, asked one to take top off - CID investigation inconclusive.

 
 
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This detainee Screening Report is a standard form letter for processing detainees taken in to custody. The detainee associated with this Screening Report is redacted, but the report details a female detainee and briefly lists questions asked of the detainee and her responses. Word "Release" is written on top of first page.

 
 
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Transcript of the testimony of Paul Wolfowitz (Deputy Secretary of Defense), Gen. Peter Pace (USMC, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff), and Joel Kaplan (Deputy Director of the OMB).

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from the end of July 2003 to December 21, 2003 as an interrogator with the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion. Interviewee was aware of detainees wearing women's underwear, and learned of an incident where a soldier made a detainee walk around the facility naked. Also, interviewee attested to being brought naked detainees to interrogate, but stated that it was never at his/her request. Interviewee recalled an incident where he/she was supposed to sit in on an interrogation with an OGA, but was not allowed access, a sheet also prohibited his/her view into the interrogation booth. Interviewee recalled hearing loud sounds, one sound sounded like "something had hit the table." Interviewee also recalled that the OGA officer had his sidearm on him, which against the rules of the facility. Interviewee recalled using an approved-adjusted sleep schedule on a detainee. Interviewee also recalled an incident where one of their detainee's beds was mangled by a dog. The interviewee inspected the detainee's bed and saw that their bed had been "ripped apart." The detainee also recalled an incident that took place after a shooting at the facility, interviewee recalled seeing Iraqi Police detainees in the breezeway outside of 1A, where approximately 40 of them had been stripped searched. Interviewee also identified one of their detainees in a photograph, which depicts the detainee bound and on his knees with an unmuzzled guard dog held in front of him.

 
 
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This document is testimony given by Steven Bradbury, acting Assistant Attorney General of the OLC before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The testimony contains Mr. Bradbury's summary of the four legal standards that apply to the CIA's interrogation and detention program. The four standards he discusses are the federal anti-torture statute, the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005, the War Crimes Act, and Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions.

 
 
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This summary of an interview completed by the U.S. Naval Criminal investigative Service with Guantanamo Bay detainee, Moazaam Begg, was released by the Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel; the DOD's release letter to the ACLU is included as the first page in the document. Begg, a United Kingdom citizen, alleges that he was physically abused and threatened with rendition, sexual assault and electrocution by Federal Bureau of Investigation personnel while detained in Afghanistan.

 
 
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Interviewee was an Assistant Interrogation Analyst with the 302nd Military Intelligence Brigade. Recalled one occasion in which a MP pushed a hooded-"untruthful" against a railing, causing the detainee to bleed. "I saw a naked detainee who was thrown in the black room (the Hole)," and was told the MP policy when putting a detainee in the hole was to throw them into the hole naked. "One stress position I witnessed only once was when we had a detainee handcuffed to the floor but we only did it for a short period." Recalled a time where MPs made a detainee do PTs. Recalled another instance where MPs went into a cell with weapons, reported the incident, but did not what happened to the MPs. Mentioned not knowing a person by the name of DJ.

 
 
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FBI Interview of Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba detainee. The unidentified detainee recounts being imprisoned at Mazar e Sharif prison with Uzbek, Pakistani and Arab prisoners. Recalls two Americans being present, also recalls being in the middle of crossfire, where there was shooting and a grenade was launched; he was shot during the event.

 
 
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Interviewee (position and date of assignment is unknown) identified [redacted] officials in photographs.

 
 
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This special inquiry document reports that an inspector requested an SSA previously detailed to GTMO to provide a statement of observed behavior regarding the treatment of military detainees at the facility. Said SSA witnessed no aggressive detainee treatment during their intermittent assignment from March to May 2003.

 
 
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This sworn statement is by a civilian contractor with the Titan Corp. assigned to Abu Ghraib prison on October 13, 2003 as a Linguist/Translator to conduct translation services during interrogations at the prison. The translator recalled hearing discussion of sleep deprivation of a detainee and recalled a shooting incident on November 24, 2003. He recalled seeing one detainee wearing women's underwear and the detainee had water tossed on him, while the detainee cried 'No!.' The translator also recalled seeing dogs in the cells, but was not sure for what purpose they were used. The translator stated that he "never observed dogs being used to frighten detainees…I am not aware of any humiliation done by an interrogator to a detainee. I worked with three British Interrogators. I have never had any problems with the linguists’ interpreters. I never had or saw any problems with any of the interrogators.”

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG on November 04, 2007 as a member of the 1st Military Intelligence Brigade. Recounted an incident when new arrivals came to AG, stated as "I was standing there, one of the detainees tried to adjust the sandbag on his bead so he could see. The guard moved the detainee's hand aside and told the detainee 'How many times do I have to tell you to stop trying to move your hood. If you do it again, you are really going to bate me.' The guard mentioned that they were going to 'break these guys in properly' and did I want to 'watch the show?" Stated that he/she heard rumors of dogs being used during interrogations, but did not witness it. Indicated that he/she was aware of sleep deprivation (e.g. making detainees stand up while handcuffed to their cell). Also mentioned hearing that a detainee was walked around the camp naked as a form of humiliation. Also, mentioned hearing of a detainee being moved to isolation because he was uncooperative, he was also made to wear women's pink underwear. The interviewee also discussed an interrogation tactic used by a [redacted] interrogator who would interrogate new detainees by having them sit on the floor and telling them they had to earn the privilege of sitting in a chair. Also, mentioned one MP walking a detainee passed a dog and its dog handler, but stated it was not planned.

 
 
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This documents the interview of Detainee 269 at GTMO on 5/18/02. It states that the detainee was interviewed in Arabic at Camp Delta, but seems to imply that the detainee declined to be interviewed.

 
 
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Interviewee discussed the procedures dealing in Collection Management and Dissemination (CM &D) shop - transfer of detainee information.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a Colonel with authority over detainee operations. He addresses the situation concerning an Iraqi family (2 Brothers & 1 Sister) that was arrested, detained and interrogated at Abu Ghrtaib prison. The Colonel states, "I'm satisfied with the procedures, although there were a couple of blips." Refers to some incidents of alleged abuse: first, a detainee who "had some skin missing off his knees" due to kneeling for an extended period of time on gravel; "the kneeling on gravel was discontinued." Second, a detainee with "evidence on his shins which could have been burns," but were found to be due to a preexisting medical condition. Refers to a series of emails discussing chain of command. Also mentions the death of a detainee; "the preliminary finding ... was that the detainee died of a heart attack while in custody" around April 3rd. States, "I don't have any concerns of how CJSOTF conducted detainee operations"; "the only concern I have is the elevated techniques. Are you using the correct IROE [Interrogation Rules of Engagement].... We did everything necessary to make sure everybody was aware of what's going on at least in legal channels."

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the Major forty-six questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. [Handwriting illegible] [contents redacted]. Described preparation for detainee operations and treatment. Stated that there was "no formal" sustainment training or training for new personnel. When asked "[w]hat control measures do you use to maintain detainee discipline and security in the collection point?," response was "Did not have many issues. Food, water, cigarettes, isolation used to control. Restrained disruptive detainees. No corporal punishment." When asked to describe shortfalls of detainee operation, Major wrote, "[redacted] No tng [training] prior to deployed ... ." Also, mentioned "Completed the mission trained for, however were not prepared to hold detainees for [redacted] day."

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Testimony of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward J. Rivas, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade assigned to the Iraqi Military Intelligence Requirement project (IMIR). CW2 Rivas stated that "I'm aware of the Geneva Convention, and I've received training on it". He added, "I have not seen any prisoners being abused. I've seen some potential incidences, especially with transporting units, but I've talked to them about it. When people are taking somebody [who is] cuffed, they can only move so quickly. So, you remind people, 'Hey, if that guy falls, and breaks a hip, it's on you.' We're also charged with their care". When describing the handling of detainees CW2 Rivas said "My guys have had exposure to detainees. As the host collectors, and because they have introductory training in Geneva Hague Convention, the Law of Warfare, and the treatment of prisoners we have to ensure nothing funny is happening in the booth. When OGAs come in, they follow our rules, or they don't play. It's all in working with people.” “I had no supervisory role over the interrogators, but I'm in the neighborhood. I'm in the area". CW2 Rivas then said, "In my understanding, "softening up" is done to a detainee prior to being interrogated, so that when he is interrogated, he'll be more likely to cooperate. From the photos I saw, what they were doing was no way near a technique that would have ever been proposed". The interview was then concluded.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter. 101 Miltary Police Guard answers questions about detainee operations.

 
 
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This document is the condensed notes of an interview of at Screener in Abu Ghraib Prison from Mid-December 2003 through January 2004. The interview is a verbatim rendition of the Screener’s statement and it is noted that the statement is to be signed once the Screener returns from leave. She “heard that a soldier” took a female detainee and took her shirt off, but she clearly states that she “never witnessed the use of dogs during interrogations; did not witness any detainee abuse; did not witness any detainees wearing women underwear.” She stated that she heard the detainees say “that even the linguist beat them. They didn't know if Americans were involved. They were abused with cigarette burns, and electric shocks. The doctor documented the bruises. I would say there were about 90 incidents that took place in ASAMIY PALACE. Some detainees would say they were beat up by Iraqis.” And “A detainee said he was tortured for 7 days at night at the palace.”

 
 
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This document is a statement by [redacted], who was in direct supervision of detainee/guard interactions at a regimental detention facility. On July 4, 2004, officers were on duty at the facility and allegedly abused a detainee. A witness told the interviewee that he/she observed a Marine make a detainee stand up and sit down repeatedly then kick dirt in the detainee's face. Detainees, Abdullah Tohtasinovich Magrupov, Bacha Khan, and Dawd Gul are mentioned in the statement.

 
 
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An Army Major with the 320th Military Police Battalion Internment Resettlement discusses Military Police Procedures and Detainee Processing at Abu Ghraib Prison. He discusses the operations at the prison and the challenges faced. He describes certain events such as the Palm Sunday riot and other riotous acts by the detainees and other issues faced at the prison.

 
 
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Sworn statement by a HUMINT interrogator. First page entirely redacted. Talks about an individual male interrogator who is "not a good interrogator" because he is aggressive and asks questions with an answer already formulated. Also discusses an untrustworthy translator.

 
 
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Memo summarizes the interview of a Camp Delta detainee. The interview was conducted by two Special Agents with the FBI and NCIS. The detainee was questioned specifically about his capture by the Northern Alliance (some of the detainee's accounts were difficult to follow, in part due to redactions). The detainee said he was captured and abused by Northern Alliance members. He stated that he was put into a truck and then into a ditch where he spent the night. Three days after his capture, he and about 100 others were forced into what appeared to be a metal shipping container, the container did not have windows, it only had small holes in the top for ventilation. After the container was closed, the detainee blacked out from the lack of air. About 24 hours later, the detainee awoke and saw what appeared to be bullet holes on the wall of the container, he also discovered a "grazing type wound" on his right elbow, and saw that some of the detainees were dead. The detainee believed that only about 20 detainees survived. He later heard that the dead were put into a big hole and buried. Also, he heard that some of the men who were too weak to get out of the container on their own were also buried. The detainee believed the the container traveled from Mazar-e-Sharif to the Sabergaan jail. The detainee described the Northern Alliance members as 'Chinese' people. Also, he recalled at one of the stops seeing a big-tall man, who appeared to be Caucasian, wearing jeans and recalled seeing the man take pictures of the trucks and their occupants. The U.S. soldiers arrived to Sabergaan jail about a month later. After the U.S. soldiers arrived, detainees received about an inch of water and a piece of bread (2" in diameter) per day, also, some of the men with prior injuries did not receive medical treatment, this resulted in detainees dying of starvation or dying from their injuries. The detainee was subsequently transferred to Camp X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, while there, the detainee recalled seeing a detainee get severely beaten by the U.S. Army Military Police, others observed 10-12 guards engage in the abuse. One guard repeatedly beat the detainee's head into the cement, while several others kicked the detainee.

 
 
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Sworn statement of a Specialist (E4) who stated "I never told [redacted] that the MPs had told the MI soldiers that we could do anything we wanted with the detainees. I do know that some of the MI soldiers were allowed to select what exercise to have the detainees do next."

 
 
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An Army questionnaire, including thirty-three questions, given to a Non-commissioned Officer (NCO) regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. The handwritten responses are mostly illegible or redacted.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel [Redacted], regarding his work experience with the Hostage Rescue Team, concerns about the Department of Defense's interrogation techniques, and the discrepancy between his answers to a questionnaire on the subject of detainee mistreatment and his real experience.

 
 
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Interviewee became the Chief of Staff under MG Fast in October 2003. Interviewee's sworn statement describes the general atmosphere at AG (chain of command, etc.); explains a lack of "formal system to monitor [contractor] performance" as "one of our biggest mistakes." Interviewee stated that he/she was "aware of only two problems throughout the contractor force..." for vague breaches like use of alcohol or "duty performance issues". Interviewee noted tension between [redacted] and Pappas, also, that "there did appear to be confusion with the MP [chain of command] relationship."

 
 
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The Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF) interviewed two detainees at Camp Delta to learn of camp conditions. One detainee informed the interviewers that in response to the "mistreatment and injustice that he and his Muslim brothers have endured" a mass suicide was being planned. He explained that he was no longer a man, but felt like an animal in the zoo. Another detainee stated that he complained of his medical problems to the the medical staff at Camp Delta and they laughed at him. He also reported that the guards have beaten him on several occasions. He also explained that the mullah was a liar.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel Alice Fisher, regarding her knowledge about military detainee matters and her involvement in discussions about the release of enemy combatants from Guantanamo Bay. The interview notes also include information about the FBI's role and involvement in detainee interrogation.

 
 
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This is the sworn statement of a soldier who was assigned as a detainee guard in Iraq. This guard stated that he remembered a detainee who was found dead at the facility and an accusation of the detainee being sodomized. The soldier stated that he never saw the detainee abused or heard of the detainee being abused. He does recall that the detainee was lying down and appeared to have urinated upon himself.

 
 
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The document includes notes from interviews conducted with FBI personnel [Redacted], regarding his work experience, the FBI's intelligence gathering capacity and criminal option viability, and his participation in the review of Office of Legal Counsel memos on issues raised by the FBI.

 
 
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The interview of an official regarding injuries a civilian detainee sustained. The official responded to approximately six questions regarding the source of the detainee's injuries. The official stated that sometime in November 2003 the detainee was questioned by a Captain with Alpha Company, 588th Engineer Battalion, the detainee was then taken on a mission with a Captain Hall to help identify targets. When the detainee returned from the mission he had a cut above his left eye, which was not present when he left for the mission.

 
 
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This Sergeant was assigned to Abu Ghraib prison from May 22, 2003 to November 4, 2003. The Sergeant stated "MPs never used physical force, withheld food, humiliated or otherwise abused detainees as a control measure. Military Police (MP) were asked to provide security for interrogations and I observed Military Intelligence (MI) interrogations both in the hard Site (Tier IA) and in tents in Camp Vigilant. I saw MI use stress positions (standing, arms outstretched) and believe this was an effective technique. I did not consider it to be abusive or employed excessively. MI also employed sleep deprivation and verbal assault (yelling) techniques. I never saw MI do anything I'd consider really "crazy.' MI (both sokliers and Other Government Agencies (OGA)) did use clothing removal as an interrogation technique in Tier IA. It was not conunon but it was routine and authorized by Ml."

 
 
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Interviewee was an Assistant Interrogation Analyst with the 302nd Military Intelligence Brigade. Recalled one occasion in which a MP pushed a hooded-"untruthful" against a railing, causing the detainee to bleed. "I saw a naked detainee who was thrown in the black room (the Hole)," and was told the MP policy when putting a detainee in the hole was to throw them into the hole naked. "One stress position I witnessed only once was when we had a detainee handcuffed to the floor but we only did it for a short period." Recalled a time where MPs made a detainee do PTs. Recalled another instance where MPs went into a cell with weapons, reported the incident, but did not what happened to the MPs. Mentioned not knowing a person by the name of DJ.

 
 
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Medical Officer Questionnaire. Questionnaire asked the First Lieutenant/Captain thirty-two questions regarding available medical supplies, state of medical facilities and the treatment of detainees. [Contents redacted].

 
 
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Sworn statement by a LCDR, Commander unit, discussing detainee processing and interrogation procedures at tactical interrogation facility. States, "What we consider the rule for holding detainees at our facility is no more than 72 hours," but that 48 hours is preferable. States that detainees go no more than 12 hours without eating. Regarding stress positions, refers to a conversation with a Gunnery Sergeant who said, "Sir, it's 90% about stress positions for the most part." Statement continues, "I have to assume that Gunnery Sergeant [redacted], by his position and training, can authorize stress positions. I know it's okay with me."

 
 
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This documents the interview of Detainee 269 at GTMO on 3/14/03 and states that Detainee 269 was interviewed in Arabic at Camp Delta. The document is heavily redacted.

 
 
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This document is a statement by a Marine who was present during an alleged incident, which occurred between a detainee and a fellow Marine. The incident described is related to ACLU RDI 4813.

 
 
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DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

 
 
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Interviewee was assigned to AG from August 2003 to February 13, 2004 as a Human Intelligence Collector (97E) with the 519th Military Intelligence Brigade. In his/her sworn statement, the interviewees stated that in "Nov. 03, I conducted an interrogation of an Iraqi General. Upon my initial meeting with the detainee, it was obvious he had been physically abused. I asked the detainee how he had sustained his injuries and he told me the MP's had beaten him up. He also said there were other Generals who were beaten up at the same time. I checked his information and found that he had been in the facility long enough that the injuries had to have been sustained during his time as a detainee. I also conducted another interrogation of an Iraqi General who also appeared to have been physically abused by the MP's. In both cases, the detainees did not know the names of the MP's involved in the abuse. Although I did not interrogate any other abused Iraqi General, there were reportedly three other Generals who claimed to be abused by the MP's." The interviewee then recalled that on "Dec 03 I did witness the authorized use of a guard dog in an interrogation. The dog handler would let the guard clog get in close proximity of the detainee possibly without a muzzle so the dog could bark and frighten the detainee. I suspected they were not muzzled because of the volume of the barking. Although I was not a direct witness as the incident occurred in an interrogation booth, I did hear the dog in the booth with the interrogators and the detainee. I did hear the MP's make general comments from time to time something to the effect of 'give me five minutes with the detainee and he will start talking.'" The interviewee also stated that on at least four occasions he/she witnessed detainees in the nude.

 
 
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The interviewed detainee discusses traveling/moving to different areas refers in Afghanistan. States that he lied during previous interviews, due to inadequate medical attention and fear. Complains/alleges that he did not receive adequate medical attention for severe injuries to his legs. Stated that he was not Al Qaeda and when he was arrested he was not carrying a weapon. Contents redacted.

 
 
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In response to questions asked, First Lieutenant described training as "one or 2 days running Kosovo scenarios." When asked if he/she "can freely report an incident of alleged Detainee abuse," he/she answered that there is no Inspector General available and "not readily accessible."

 
 
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Sworn statement of a government civilian employee (GS-12) regarding detention practices. Mentions detainees "who were complaining" and who "had obvious injuries to their faces, their wrists, and water blisters on their legs." According to the person making this statement, this abuse was attributable to one person, whose name is redacted. Continues, "There was a female detainee that was brought in, I didn't talk to her ... whatever happened to her I have no idea what it was.... [Redacted] said she was humiliated by this guy." Mentions that "one individual had rotator cuff damage so severe he couldn't lift his arms up. He alleged he was handcuffed behind his back, and they were lifted almost to his head.... On one particular individual, his wrist wounds were so severe that they were cut down through the forth [sic] and fifth layers of flesh.... I've been told about the impaling of the rectum with a bottle."

 
 
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Questionnaire asked the official a series of questions regarding soldier training, soldier morale and the treatment of detainees. When asked about training, Official responded that "some [h]ip pocket tng [training]. " There was "[n]ot enough time for a lot of sustainment training." "Not enough time" for "formal training program for the care and control of detainees." There were "a lot [sic] of elderly detainees." and a "lack of sleeping bags for detainees." Although memo offered a procedure to report incidents of alleged abuse outside of Command channels, soldiers were "[a]fraid that it was going to come back to peer if told..Soldiers felt that the outside channel was in with command." Four soldiers in this unit raised their hands when asked if they were aware of incidences of abuse. Follow-up "Abuse Questionnaire" was not included. [Content redacted] [handwriting illegible].

 
 
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